Question about Bind 8 forwarder

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Wed Jun 4 23:11:36 UTC 2008

Cheung Chun Kwok wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to know the official answer on the forwarding timeout of BIND 8
> We are using bind 8.2.4. And we have the following setting:
> type forward;
> forwarders {;; };
> We want to know if is down, how long will it take to give up
> and try
I'm sure the timeout is much shorter than it would take to read and 
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- Kevin

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