[CentOS] how to increase DNS reliability?

Thu Jul 25 18:14:49 UTC 2019
John Pierce <jhn.pierce at gmail.com>

On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Jul 2019, hw wrote:
> > On 7/25/19 3:28 PM, Leroy Tennison wrote:
> >> If you don't want multiple DNS server entries on the client
> >
> > I'm ok with them, only the problem is that the clients take their
> timeouts
> > when a server is unreachable, and users panic.
> On Linux systems, you can set the timeout in /etc/resolv.conf, e.g.,...

Windows will 'rotate' the list of NS servers if the top one times out, so
next time it will use the first alternate.... and if that times out, it
will start using the next alternate, etc.

-john r pierce
  recycling used bits in santa cruz