bind takes a long time to resolve requests

Zenon Panoussis oracle at provocation.net
Tue Oct 4 17:53:14 UTC 2011


On 10/04/2011 06:40 PM, Pablo Maurelli wrote:

> hello, pick up a dns server with bind9, is resolving claims, but it takes 
> time to resolve a lot, sometimes throw timeout error and the second time 
> resolved, any ideas?

First thing that comes to mind is that the resolver machine has IPv6 enabled
but no v6 connectivity, causing BIND to try v6 first, time out, then try v4.

Try passing -4 as a startup option and see if it makes any difference.

Z





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