Re: local_ip vs local_domain

From: Graham Toal <>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 10:57:39 -0500 (CDT)

> At 10:14 AM 16/4/97 +0200, you wrote:
> >On Tue, 15 Apr 1997, Duane Wessels wrote:
> >> Yes, it would probably be better to do the DNS lookups. Presumably,
> >> if they are your domains, the lookup should occur very quickly.
> >
> >Hmm, but the proxy is used for everything, so probably many of the URL's
> >requested won't be ours, so that DNS lookups will again take quite some
> >time. Is it still better?
> I think you're missing the big picture here. How often do you type in
> rather than ?
> The proxy allready -knows- the fqdn.

I though the lookups he was doing were of the IP address of the
client as extracted from his IP packets, ie the starting data
is the binary IP address. Because he was doing a check to see
if the requester was on a local net.

Received on Wed Apr 16 1997 - 09:00:36 MDT

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