Forcing external domains TTL value
warren at kumari.net
Sat Oct 7 12:49:50 UTC 2017
On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 12:59 AM, Job <Job at colliniconsulting.it> wrote:
> Dear guys,
> Due to heavy traffic caching performance, i would like to force external domains TTL - for external domains - to at least 600 seconds.
> Is there a way to do it, maybe by recompiling the package?
There is max-cache-ttl <seconds> , but this does exactly the opposite
of what you want -- it overrrides the TTL, specifying the maximum time
a record can be cached.
I'd advise against what you are trying to do -- apart from violating
standards, it may cause issues -- domain admins set the TTL low for a
reason, but because they like the added traffic and fragility. How big
is your cache? What is your cache miss rate? What issues are you
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad
idea in the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair
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