Can I specify the resolver timeout?
dap99 at i-55.com
Sun May 30 20:27:23 PDT 2004
I did in fact look at the manpage and did not find that option. I just
looked again and I still can't find it.
# man resolv.conf | grep -i timeout
# uname -r
Are you running FreeBSD 5.x perhaps?
If the option is available and my manpage is wrong then that's fine. Just
let me know. :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Giorgos Keramidas" <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr>
To: "adp" <dap99 at i-55.com>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 10:12 PM
Subject: Re: Can I specify the resolver timeout?
> On 2004-05-30 12:04, adp <dap99 at i-55.com> wrote:
> > Is there a way to override this timeout value? I know it is possible
> > on other UNIX systems, such as AIX.
> > Basically, we want to get a response within 3 seconds or the resolver
> > should try the second DNS server.
> Look at resolv.conf(5). More specifically at the "options timeout"
> - Giorgos
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