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Speed up DNS lookups
Authored by: lolopb on Jun 07, '07 12:32:44PM
Hi,
2) Sort of. First, lookupd's cache is consulted, then DNS, (then NetInfo, and finally, NIS/flatfiles, if enabled through Directory Access).
Well, for hosts lookup, the configuration of lookupd is a little bit different and, so, the order of the agents used is different. The good order in this case is : Cache, Flat-Files (such as /etc/hosts), DNS, NetInfo and DirectoryService which can look in many places according to what's configured using /Applications/Utilities/Directory Access.app (LDAP, Active Directory, NIS and Flat Files...). To look at the configuration :
 lookupd -configuration 


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