DNS Takes Too Long to Failover When Primary DNS Server Fails

(Doc ID 1619842.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


In case the server cannot access to the primary DNS server, it fails to the secondary DNS after a long failover time. This document describes how to shorten the timeout of the first DNS server.


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