default local DNS caching name server

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sat Apr 12 06:06:15 UTC 2014

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 15:11:35 +0930,
   William Brown <william at> wrote:
>That makes no sense.
>Say I have freshly installed my fedora system at home. I then boot it up
>and start to use it. My laptop is caching DNS results all the while from
>the "unreliable" ISP.
>I then go to work and suddenly things don't work.
>Having a DNS cache doesn't fix your unreliable ISP: You need to lodge a
>complaint with your ISP.

No, but using a caching iterative resolver does. (Barring the ISP rewriting 
your traffic.)

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