Intermittent incorrect DNS resolution?

Andrei Ivanov ivanov_andrei at
Fri Jan 18 23:13:06 UTC 2013

Jay Ashworth wrote:
>Microsoft broke the Internet just to make their internal networking
>work properly?
>I'm shocked; *shocked* I tell... yes, just put the money right over there;
>*shocked* I say.
>You can't imagine how much time that lost me in diagnoses when it first
>came out, until we finally located it somewhere on the Internet.

Yeah, SUNW did it even before MSFT. Ever heard about 'nscd'?!
It gets installed [but disabled by default] in any Linux distro derived
from Red Hat Linux as well. If activated, will keep resolved records
in an in-memory cache for an hour with all default settings.



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