default local DNS caching name server

Paul Wouters paul at
Fri Apr 11 20:43:12 UTC 2014

On Fri, 11 Apr 2014, Bruno Wolff III wrote:

> If you are running a caching resolver you don't need the DNS information from 
> DCHP (except except for the hotspot issue) at all. For example, dnscache can 
> be used for this. (It doesn't do dnssec though, so wouldn't provide what is 
> wanted for the proposal.)

It's rude to bypass the global DNS caching infrastructure. That would
significantly load people's DNS servers with more queries. There is no
reason not to try and use ISP's DNS caches.

dnscache is very obsolete software.


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