How to adjust TTL ? (Thanks.)
chris at nospam.datafoundry.com
Thu Jun 16 08:21:33 UTC 2005
"Barry Margolin" <barmar at alum.mit.edu> wrote in message
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> In article <d8pngr$14ro$1 at sf1.isc.org>, "Chris" <chris at pop.ucsd.edu>
>> "Sylvan Andrew" <sylvan_nids at norfolk.nf> wrote in message
>> news:d8nqgg$758$1 at sf1.isc.org...
>> > 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 www.google.com our DNS server resolves the address and
>> > everything
>> > is fine. But if I ping www.google.com 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
>> by the holders of the domain. You cannot adjust someone else's domain.
> Of course he had it answered before. Don't you see his first line where
> he says he's thanking everyone for the answer?
> It's confusing that he quoted his original message in his thanks,
> without making it clear that this was a quote, not an attempt to ask the
> question again.
Ah, yes. You are quite correct. Jumped the gun a bit there!
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