How often does MIT krb5 request for KDC info through DNS?

Nico Williams nico at
Tue Aug 5 16:04:55 EDT 2014

On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 2:50 PM,  <Spike_White at> wrote:
> Doesn't "name service caching"  via nscd solve this?

nscd is specifically about Unix name services, lookups in the
hosts(4), passwd(4), ... DBs.

We're talking about DNS SRV RR lookups though; nscd does nothing about those.

> Setting up a caching-only DNS server is pretty simple.


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