[Pdns-users] Lower limit to network-timeout recursor config parameter ?

Florent Krieg flokrrr at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 13:03:58 UTC 2016

Hmmm sorry to spam, doesn't seem relevant, we're using a more recent
Investigation still going on...

2016-09-08 15:00 GMT+02:00 Florent Krieg <flokrrr at gmail.com>:

> Ok, that may be
> *Make timeouts for queries to remote authoritative servers configurable
> with millisecond granularity. In addition, the old code turned out to
> consider the timeout expired when the integral number of seconds since 1970
> increased by 1 - which on average is after 500ms. This might have caused
> spurious timeouts! New default timeout is 1500ms. See network-timeout
> setting for more details. Code in commit 1402.*
> :)
> Florent
> 2016-09-07 18:18 GMT+02:00 Florent Krieg <flokrrr at gmail.com>:
>> Hello everybody,
>> Just wanted to know if there was any lower limit to the network-timeout
>> config param on the recursor?
>> I have a situation where I want to setup in advance a zone forward to
>> nameservers not already created in my network, and to avoid long queries I
>> wanted to setup for instance network-timeout to like 20ms on our recursors.
>> I have found however that setting this param to less than 500ms is
>> useless, as it seems to reach its lower value at 500ms. Is that expected ?
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Best regards
>> Florent
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