Re: Suggestion to improve it

From: Martin Ibert <>
Date: Wed, 04 Sep 1996 14:15:33 +0200

Lars Fenneberg wrote:
> For the time being you could try to set up a caching only DNS server
> on your squid host. This would prevent a lot of DNS lookups to the
> outside world. But this will only work satisfactory if you have
> a "dial on demand" line not if you start the dial by hand.

Huh? It will only work if you dial by hand, not if you use dial on demand.
If you dial on demand, every DNS look-up that cannot be answered from the
cache will cause the PPP connection to be established (rather than the
named to time out), which is probably not what is intended.

Dipl.-Inform. Martin Ibert, BB-DATA GmbH, Brunnenstra_e 111, D-13355 Berlin
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Received on Wed Sep 04 1996 - 05:17:41 MDT

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