Performance tuning

WBrown at WBrown at
Tue Nov 27 14:11:10 UTC 2012

"Adamiec, Lawrence" <ladamiec at> wrote on 11/26/2012 
01:12:48 PM:

> To the best of my knowledge, there are no problems with our DNS.  We
> only host 25 domains.
> The report must also address these two specific questions:
> 1. Why does load quicker than in
> any browser?

Are you sure this is a DNS issue?  Test it by adding both to /etc/hosts 
(or Windows equal).   Reboot and flush all caches between tests.

> 2. What happens if we remove the forwarders option from named.conf?

Depends why you have the forwarders.
> I can't duplicate the issue in Q1 and I'm trying to determine a way 
> of testing Q2.

Oh the joys of intermittent problems. Are you sure the issues reported as 
Q1 are real?  Have the web site folks been involved in discussions or are 
they just blaming DNS without testing anything?

If possible sneak host file entries onto a handful of user machines and 
see if they still complain. 

Confidentiality Notice: 
This electronic message and any attachments may contain confidential or 
privileged information, and is intended only for the individual or entity 
identified above as the addressee. If you are not the addressee (or the 
employee or agent responsible to deliver it to the addressee), or if this 
message has been addressed to you in error, you are hereby notified that 
you may not copy, forward, disclose or use any part of this message or any 
attachments. Please notify the sender immediately by return e-mail or 
telephone and delete this message from your system.

More information about the bind-users mailing list