What does nscd do in Linux?
DESCRIPTION. Nscd is a daemon that provides a cache for the most common name service requests. The default configuration file, /etc/nscd. conf, determines the behavior of the cache daemon.
What does Nscd stand for?
NSCD. Non-Service-Connected Disability (retirement)
How do I clean my DNS records?
Right-click the selected records, and then click Delete DNS resource record. The Delete DNS Resource Record dialog box opens. Verify that the correct DNS server is selected. If it is not, click DNS server and select the server from which you want to delete the resource records.
What is a Nscd diamond?
The NSCD Simulated Diamond Natural Diamonds attribute their colored hues to imperfections within the stone and their value is directly dependent upon the clarity, color, carat weight and cut quality of the stone. NSCD Simulated Diamonds are carefully crafted to be nearly flawless and colorless in every way.
What is NSCD in Linux?
If you’re running these services, you may want to run nscd. This daemon can cache data for name services, /etc/hosts, DNS, NIS, NIS+ etc. This is only for local users on the machine, because the cache is realized by wrapping the functions in glibc, remote user can never use this cache.
What is the difference between NSS and NSCD?
Nscd itself is a caching daemon for NSS functions. So the focus is a bit different than native caching nameservers. So if you just want a caching nameserver, use something else than nscd. If instead you wish to cache things like shared usernames and hostdata outside of the normal DNS system, go for nscd.
Does SSSD conflict with NSCD?
Even though SSSD does not directly conflict with NSCD, using both services can result in unexpected behavior, especially with how long entries are cached. The most common evidence of a problem is conflicts with NFS. When using Network Manager to manage network connections, it may take several minutes for the network interface to come up.
Should I use NSCD or pdns-resolver?
So if you just want a caching nameserver, use something else than nscd. If instead you wish to cache things like shared usernames and hostdata outside of the normal DNS system, go for nscd. And for the record, I’ve grown quite fond of powerdns resolver (pdns-resolver).