[Samba] Problem with multiple dns forwarders -timeout is too big - how to change?

Olaf Frączyk olaf at navi.pl
Wed Jun 19 21:03:30 UTC 2024


I use samba as DC and use multiple dns forwarders eg:

dns forwarder =

If the server 192.168.120..1 is down, then getting answer for name query 
from samba takes more than 10 seconds.

It waits at least 10 seconds and after not getting an answer from the 
first DNS it then asks the second one.

It is way too long. It makes browsing the internet on the clients a real 

Is there a possibility to lower the timeout to eg. 1 second?

Best regards,

Olaf Frączyk

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