Re: www clients and dns (frans van hoesel)
From: (frans van hoesel)
Message-id: <9310012001.AA03182@Xtreme>
Subject: Re: www clients and dns
To: (Henning G. Schulzrinne)
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1993 22:01:26 +0100 (DST)
Cc: (www-talk discussion list)
In-reply-to: <> from "Henning G. Schulzrinne" at Oct 1, 93 12:59:17 pm
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> DNS already caches replies. Having two caches with roughly the same
> functionality except that one is only populated for a small fraction
> of the name queries (www), but with different time-outs and weird
> consistency issues, unless the www cache times out well before the
> shortest DNS time out.
I'm not much of an expert, but my host is on a slip line to the university
and what happens here is that it tries to do a local search (which
always fails), before doing the bind request over the slipline to the
name server, this request is slow.

- frans