[Pdns-users] PDNS-recursor: confusion with "rec_control wip-cache"

Christian Adler christian.adler at mcs.de
Mon Feb 20 08:26:33 UTC 2012

>>> The command "rec_control --socket-dir=/var/pdns/ wipe-cache www.mcs.de"
>> Do you happen to be running your recursor behind a pdns_server process with 'recursor=' or the like? If so, can you check directly with the recursor?
> I'd guess packet cache wasn't wiped. :-P
> but I'd wipe mcs.de as well, just to make it sure. then restart the
> recursor to clean the pkt cache. :-/

To PvD: The recursor runs alone on this server, so all querys go
directly to the recursor.

To PG: Yes, looks like the cache wasn't cleared until the recursor was
restartet (but this is not an option on our systems).

Any ideas how to fix this behaviour?


Christian Adler
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