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Re: nameserver queries

Harland Christofferson <debian-user@zerocrossings.com> writes:
> i have a subnet on a corporate internet that i use for code builds.
> my gateway serves as a dns and firewall for the subnet. my gateway
> contacts the corporate nameserver too frequently (a few to several
> times per second) and the corporate it people have complained to me
> about this. i'd like to decrease the rate of queries. how may i do
> this? i have googled but haven't found an answer.

Install a caching DNS server.  I'm sure there's some stand-alone
forward-only caching DNS servers out there, however the only method to
do this that I've tried is reconfiguring BIND to do it.

Paul Johnson
Linux.  You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.

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