Performance Tuning RHEL 5 and Bind

sthaug at sthaug at
Sat Oct 19 07:20:27 UTC 2013

> I need to build a pair DNS cache servers to support 5000+ clients (
> PC's and Servers ).  I have been looking for some guides on tuning
> BIND and the OS for Enterprise performance rather than the defaults.
> The version of bind is bind-9.8.2.

5000 clients is such a low number that I don't think you need to worry
about tuning at all.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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