Re: Skyrocketting DNS lookup times

From: Michael Samuel <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 23:34:45 +1000 (EST)

On Tue, 9 Jun 1998, Evaghelos Tsiotsios wrote:

> Our primary DNS server is on NT 4.0. (M$ DNS server)
> Taking a look at our cachemgr output I see that, although I have
> enough dnsserver processes (3-4 always spare: i.e. 0 requests), the
> lookup times are skyrocketting, ranging in the 10 seconds area.
> Has anyone else experienced the same situation?
> Has anyone tried the BIND port to NT?

See what happens if you set up BIND on a Unix box (eg. your proxy cache).
But, then again, it might just be that you've gotten a bad lot of dns

Michael Samuel,

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