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Feature #790

Advanced options for dnsclient (resolv.conf)

Added by Mike Stupalov over 6 years ago. Updated over 6 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Operating System
Target version:
Start date:
08/03/2010
Due date:
% Done:

0%


Description

Possibility to add additional options in resolv.conf:
  • timeout:n (default 5)
  • attempts:n (default 2)
  • maybe other (see man resolv.conf)

Example:

options timeout:1 attempts:1

History

#1 Updated by Jim Pingle over 6 years ago

  • Target version set to Future

Is this intended for clients or for the firewall itself?

Clients using the DNS forwarder wouldn't hit any of these options, and dnsmasq queries all configured servers at the same time and uses the fastest response, so the timeout values aren't quite as relevant.

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