How to adjust TTL ? (Thanks.)

Chris chris at
Wed Jun 15 06:56:40 UTC 2005

"Sylvan Andrew" <sylvan_nids at> wrote in message 
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> Just wanted to say thanks to those who responded. Good karma your way.
> Hello,
> Could somebody please point this newbie in the right direction ?
> Where in named do I configure the TTL for resolved addresses ? For example
> if I ping our DNS server resolves the address and 
> everything
> is fine. But if I ping again say after 2 hours of the first
> resolution it has to go off and resolve the IP again. Is that normal ? I
> would prefer for various network reasons it kept the first record it found
> in it's own table for at least 8 hours. Could somebody please tell me how 
> to
> achieve this ?
> Thanks very much !
> Sylvan

I'm sure that you've had this answered before. The TTL can only be adjusted 
by the holders of the domain. You cannot adjust someone else's domain.


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