Need iformation about the internals of a cache server
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Fri Jun 24 16:16:14 UTC 2005
On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 06:24:25PM +0530,
Venkata Chalapathi N <chalapat at india.hp.com> wrote
a message of 32 lines which said:
> Please refer to any document where I can find how exactly the cache
> server works.
tcpdump, ethereal and tethereal are probably better solutions,
especially since some parts of the behaviour are not specified by the
> 1) How the cache server gets the required data from the root server
> when the client asks the cache server in norecurse and recurse mode?
dig the cache and tcpdump the network and you'll find out.
> 2) Does the root server provides the data by getting the required
> information to the cache server or it will send the information to
> the cache server from where the cache server can get the required
You do not even need tcpdump. dig will suffice here.
> 5) How the cache server resolves the client's queries when
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