[Pdns-users] no default cache-limit in pdns recursor?
bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Tue Sep 25 19:42:36 UTC 2007
On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 12:58:15PM +0200, Rudolph Bott wrote:
> Hey List,
> does the powerDNS recursor limit itself to a reasonable amount of cache
> entries if you do *not* set the relevant parameter in recursor.conf? We had
No, it doesn't. 1 million entries is generally more than enough. This might
be a reasonable default for the next release.
> On top of that, i just noticed that apparently the recursor keeps more than
> max-cache-entries in memory:
> stats: 429816539 questions, 503914 cache entries, 24045 negative entries,
> 66% cache hits
It can execeed the limit slightly, because this is more efficient.
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