[Dnsmasq-discuss] negative caching
ecabrera at motorola.com
Wed May 17 21:49:09 BST 2006
I am calling DNSMASQ version 2.25 without the "-N" option for turning
off negative caching.
For valid domain names, I see messages in the DNSMASQ log indicating
that a query was received, forwarded to the designated DNS server, and
a reply received from the DNS server. Also, the correct information
appears in the cache. The NSlookup application returns the correct
For invalid domain names, I see log messages indicating that a query was
received and forwarded, but no replies from the DNS server. The
NSlookup application returns Host not found. tcpdump indicates that a
response was received from the DNS server. I was expecting to see
negative cache entries in the cache, but no entries for the invalid
domain names appear in the cache.
I am doing something wrong or missing something?
Erwin R. Cabrera
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