Re: Squid dnsserver

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 97 14:05:04 -0800 writes:

>Squid dnsserver unsets resolver flags RES_DEFNAMES (search in
>default domain for names not including a dot) and RES_DNSRCH (search in
>parent domainS for names not ENDNING IN a dot). The default is to have
>both of these options set on.
>If you call dnsserver with the -D argument (ie. dns_defnames on in
>squid.conf), then it sets RES_DEFNAMES on again but not RES_DNSRCH.
>It would be really nice to have the Squid dnsserver behave like other
>servers and look in parent domains if the request doesn't end in a dot.
>Is there some good reason why it doesn't do this?

As of version 1.1.6 you can set 'dns_defnames on' in the config file.

Duane W.
Received on Wed Feb 19 1997 - 14:16:41 MST

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