[Gllug] Is my cheapo router really caching DNS?

Alistair Mann gllug at lgeezer.net
Sun Aug 31 18:26:05 UTC 2008

Adrian McMenamin wrote:

> Did the above (results below) and does indeed suggest that the router is
> caching DNS. But wouldn't I get the same results if it was transparently
> proxying for the ISP's DNS servers?

Indeed you could. In which case add another test: disconnect the router 
from the Internet then repeat the final query. A transparent proxy would 
fail, locally cached would succeed.

Alistair Mann
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