Requery on RR expiration automatically

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Fri Jun 14 21:01:23 UTC 2002

John Morrison wrote:

> Hello All,
> Is there any mechanism that can be implemented so bind will requery for =
> any records it has in its cache automatically upon ttl expiration.
> The problem is that a certain piece of software has a caching stub =
> resolver built in. This stub is horribly erroneous. One error is =
> improperly caching NXDOMAIN for a record where the stub simply timed out =
> the query. Once in cache it is never retried until the server is =
> restarted.
> What i would like to do is have bind cache all the domains that our stub =
> will ask for, and always have a cached version of the record unless it =
> really doesn't exist.

Why don't you just slave the zone?

- Kevin

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