Setting a timeout for forwarders

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Mon Mar 25 12:35:28 UTC 2013

On 24.03.13 19:05, Stephen Wood wrote:
>I have bind set up to forward only.
>Is it possible to declare a timeout for recursive queries? I can't seem to
>find a setting

BIND tunes this timeout dynamically, you can't tuneit for now.

>I'm trying to protect against slow or unresponsive DNS that are declared as
>a forwarder in the named.conf.options settings.

Why do you define such forwarders in named.conf at all?

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