[K12OSN] IPCop DNS Issues

j.w. thomas jthomas at bittware.com
Sun Apr 5 03:14:18 UTC 2009

Almquist Burke wrote:
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> On Apr 2, 2009, at 9:18 PM, j.w. thomas wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I recently set up a box and installed IPCop on it to serve as our 
>> firewall.  It apparently runs a caching DNS server, but for the life 
>> of me, I cannot figure out where it gets ITS dns info.  And as you 
>> might guess, I'm having some pretty severe DNS troubles.
>> Lookups are taking a full minute.  That means that any webpage with 
>> say... five different domains in it takes a minimum of five minutes to 
>> load.
> Are you using LDAP or some other network authentication system by chance?

No LDAP, just straight up /etc/passwd & shadow.  I have pointed ipcop at 
OpenDNS now, and it seems much more responsive now.  Thanks for the help!

Jim Thomas            Principal Applications Engineer  Bittware, Inc
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