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From Matthew Daubenspeck <>
Subject Re: Apache HostnameLookups
Date Tue, 26 Mar 2002 15:00:25 GMT
At 09:58 AM 3/26/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>On 3/26/02 9:46 AM, "Matthew Daubenspeck" <> wrote:
> > performance is so amazingly slow it is almost unusable.
> >
>As mentioned frequently by the apache docs DNS look ups are horribly slow.
>I would strongly suggest you grab IP Addr then use your PHP script to do the
>DNS look up AFTER the transaction (speed intensive phase) is complete.
>You will find that those lookup in your PHP are now the ones that are
>horribly slow - but please do not complain to PHP - it is the nature of DNS
>to be slow...
>-Sx-  :]

It is slow even when not using PHP to resolve IP's, whenever 
HostnameLookups is enabled. It used to be blazingly fast, then just stopped...

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