Subject: Re: BIND9 very slow resolving external addresses
To: None <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Stefan_Kr=FCger?= <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/10/2004 16:57:40
Amadeus Stevenson wrote:
>>># time nslookup
>>>    2.62s real     0.00s user     0.00s system
>>Hmm, two seconds or maybe three in order to resolve a host or domain name
>>isn't much imho. Sometimes it takes even longer, depending on the domain
>>you wish to resolve. Try for example :-)
> I've tried a range of hostnames to resolve, and the internet link is
> fast. Even the domain you suggested on other system resolves in well
> under a second. I'm getting consistent over 2 seconds for all domains.
do you use your ISP dns server for lookups? if not put

forwarders {
    123.456.789.0; /* first ISP dns server */
    098.765.432.1; /* second ISP dns server */

in named.conf

> Thanks
hope this helps

> Amadeus