[Dnsmasq-discuss] MX resolving on each request

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Nov 24 22:02:50 GMT 2014

On 24/11/14 15:02, Christoph Kaminski wrote:
> Hi
> it is normal that dnsmasq tries to resolve the MX record on each request 
> to the forwarder?
> how can I turn it off?
> It is possible to cache this to?
> the goal is to make a local caching server what is able 'to survive' some 
> time without any forwarder... it is possible?
Yes, but not with dnsmasq. The cache is limited, by history and design,
to A, AAAA, CNAME and (some) PTR records. Everything else gets answered,
but not cached.



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