[nsd-users] Question about "server-count" config option

Anand Buddhdev anandb at ripe.net
Fri Dec 30 15:20:34 CET 2011


On 30/12/2011 15:02, Gavin Brown wrote:

> Hi there,
> 
> I have a question about the "server-count" option. nsd.conf(5) simply
> states that it tells NSD to "start this many NSD servers", with no
> further commentary.
> 
> Is there a situation where this value would ever be anything other than
> 1? Should it equal the number of available CPU cores?

Hi Gavin,

Yes, the usual practice is to set this value to the number of cores
available.

Regards,

Anand Buddhdev
RIPE NCC


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