Storing unbound(8) logs into InfluxDB


I’m using unbound(8) on OpenBSD to block Ads . In the logs, I can see which domains were queried and blocked ; but I like to have a more graphical overview of whats happening over weeks. So I stole a few ideas from the Pi-Hole Web Interface , routed the logs to InfluxDB via syslog-ng and rendered statistics using Grafana.

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Highlight your logs


Logs are great. Logs are cool. Logs are helpful. But logs are monochrome. Unless you ask the camel to colorize them:

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