Re: [squid-users] How can I make squid ignore cached DNS looks up ?

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:08:10 +1200

On 13/06/2014 12:29 p.m., Mark jensen wrote:
> About the Note:
> Note that it is BAD practice to change a zone file entry more often than
> *daily*. Reseting PTR records every 1 minute or less will screw up in a
> great many systems, Squid is just one.
> Is it so bad if the system is a small system ( consist of 500 users)

YMMV on how bad. Every request which is slowed down while re-fetching
DNS results (necessary or not) is added annoyance for the clients
waiting on those results and indirectly for all the other clients who
may be needing to use the proxy CPU and RAM resources for other traffic.

Received on Fri Jun 13 2014 - 06:08:29 MDT

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