default local DNS caching name server

Billy Crook billycrook at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 15:04:08 UTC 2014


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 9:41 AM, Chuck Anderson <cra at wpi.edu> wrote:
> Back in 2012 there was a discussion about having Fedora default to
> using a local DNS caching name server [1]:
...
> repeated long application hangs/delays.  We need an independent,
> system-wide DNS cache, and always point resolv.conf to 127.0.0.1 to


I don't think pointing resolv.conf at 127.0.0.1 is the right answer
for this.  The functionality should be implemented as a 'hosts'
service to be listed in nsswitch.conf between files and dns.


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