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For Linux systems, I use the timeout and rotate options in /etc/resolv.conf... I usually lower the DNS timeout to 1 second. timeout:n sets the amount of time the resolver will wait for a response from a remote name server before retrying the query via a different name server. Measured in seconds, the default is RES_TIMEOUT (currently 5, ...


Short answer: No, it's not. Longer answer: While nearly all Unix variants use the file /etc/resolv.conf for global name resolution configuration, nowhere close to all of them actually use the same resolver library to do the job. It may be that your particular variant of Unix can do what you want, but to find that out you'll have to read its own ...


This tip shows you how to improve DNS lookups by using multiple nameservers. This is useful if you've ever had your primary DNS server become unreachable for any reason. Nameservers are listed in /etc/resolv.conf, one per line. Code Listing 1: Example /etc/resolv.conf nameserver nameserver To improve DNS lookups, add multiple DNS ...


Are you sure you're not running a name server? You'll likely find dnsmaq running netstat -tunlp | grep :53


It is normal and strongly recommended if you are running a DNS server on the local host like Bind/DNSMasq, etc. You usually should point to your DNS server only, and configure any forwards you require within the DNS server.


Works for me after disabling NetworkManager's own dnsmasq. Edit /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf #dns=dnsmasq and restart NetworkManager sudo restart network-manager

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