AIX (Unix) DNS caching

16 11 2013

Yes, UNIX is capable of caching DNS records. Experienced a discussion with a Unix developer the other day stating that Unix did not cache DNS entries, it queried the Name servers every time. I quickly remembered my coworker pointing out something that he found about AIX and caching of DNS entries. Here is the linkĀ https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/cgaix/entry/aix_6_1_resolv_conf_and_netcd?lang=en

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