Re: Slow DNS lookups when host dosnt exist

From: Andrew Foster <>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 1997 14:18:27 +1000

>I'm running Squid-1.1.9 on FreeBSD-2.2-STABLE. If you try to visit a non
>existant host it takes ages...well about a minute to tell you. If you type
>host <non existant host> on the proxy machine it says Host not found
>virtually instantly.

When you telnet to the host on the port squid runs on and type in :


Does it return that error instantly? The delay may be in the browser end
not at squid.

Andrew Foster
Received on Wed Aug 06 1997 - 21:22:29 MDT

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