Runtime disable RRL

Olsen, Richard William (Rick) CTR DISA PEO-MA (US) richard.w.olsen.ctr at
Tue Aug 19 15:24:14 UTC 2014

Thanks. We'll try this, otherwise I guess I'll just build a separate binary with RRL disabled.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy C. Reed [mailto:jreed at] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:15 AM
To: Olsen, Richard William (Rick) CTR DISA PEO-MA (US)
Cc: bind-users at
Subject: Re: Runtime disable RRL

On Tue, 19 Aug 2014, Olsen, Richard William (Rick) CTR DISA PEO-MA (US) wrote:

> Is there a runtime switch or config option to disable RRL. The bind 
> 9.9.5-S1 by default included the RRL enable but we would like to run 
> test with and without the RRL active.

There isn't a way to disable the code, but you can disable the 
rate limiting with:

 rate-limit {
  responses-per-second 0;

If your tests involve builtin CHAOS, see

  Jeremy C. Reed
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