Re: [squid-users] DNS probems?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 00:45:55 +0100

Problem with diagnosing DNS problems is that by the time (or shordly
thereafter) you receive the error DNS has most likely received the
correct answer..

My guess is that your DNS server is overloading and performing badly
(probably swapping).

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Bill Arlofski wrote:
> Hi everyone... Been a long time since I posted here, but here I am. :)
> I'm using squid 2.3Stable4 and am having seamingly random DNS issues. I
> checked the 2.3 BUGS page, and the exact problem I am seeing seems to
> have been reported and fixed back in 2.3stable2.  I have tried both the
> internal DNS and external DNS methods of address resolution for squid,
> and this still happens. The sites seem to be random, and I can do an
> nslookup at my dns server immediately following one of these errors and
> the address does resolve. Also, simply turning OFF the proxy cache in
> netscape/ie etc, the site can be reached. Re-enabling it gives the same
> error. (I even lowered the negative-dns-ttl and negative-ttl options to
> see if that would help)  no change.
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