Efficacy of using short timeout values for an A record

Alan Clegg alan at clegg.com
Tue Feb 14 19:11:23 UTC 2012

On 2/14/2012 1:42 PM, Chuck Swiger wrote:

> ISC's BIND has (or had) a MINTTL value of 5 minutes / 300 seconds.
> It's probably unreasonable to expect other platforms to refetch DNS
> records faster than that.

Uh... no.  BIND has always respected TTL when caching information.

alan at clegg.com | 1.919.355.8851

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