When logging BIND requests using rndc querylog, the logging defaults to /var/log/messages. Is it possible to change this logging destination and specify my own log file?

In the man pages for named.conf, there is a section on logging.

Just make sure that if you are using a chroot for your DNS service, that your log destination is interpreted properly.

Specifically, the syntax chart is as follows:

      logging {
            channel string {
                 file log_file;
                 syslog optional_facility;
                 null;
                 stderr;
                 severity log_severity;
                 print-time boolean;
                 print-severity boolean;
                 print-category boolean;
            };
            category string { string; ... };
      };

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