Query timeout and retry values
barmar at genuity.net
Wed Feb 20 22:36:52 UTC 2002
In article <a50lgq$isd at pub3.rc.vix.com>,
Paul Moore <paul.moore at pandora.be> wrote:
>Referring to RFCs 1034 and 1035, I couldn't find actual values for DNS query
>timeouts and retry counts. The only reference I could find was in RFC 1035:
>"The timeout for each transmission should be 50-100% greater than the
>average predicted value to allow for variance in response."
>Does anyone know whst values are used in practice?
Look up "timeouts, resolver queries" in the Index of the DNS & BIND book.
It answers this question with regard to the BIND resolver.
Barry Margolin, barmar at genuity.net
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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