Re: [squid-users] Why do I have "idnsCheckQueue" timeouts ?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 16:46:39 +0200

Something in your squid.conf causes Squid to try to make DNS lookups.

Possible sources:

a) http_access using dst ACL type
b) Improper forwarding setup for a DNS-less child cache
   never_direct allow all

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
BENDAYAN J DsigTcs wrote:
> I cannot explain why the future "production" system gives "idnsCheckQueue"
> timeouts (the exact message is "idnsCheckQueue : ID xx: giving up after 21
> tries and y.z seconds" whereas the "test" one doesn't.
> The only effect of the timeouts is to introduce a delay in serving the
> requests and it happens only the first time I provide a URL to a "new"
> domain.
> We do not use a DNS server on these 2 instances although named runs on both.
> The requests to the Internet are automatically proxied to another squid
> instance that is behind our firewall and this instance is responsible for
> name resolution.
Received on Mon Mar 26 2001 - 08:00:19 MST

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