What is paranoia mode in nscd?

This variable can be used in nscd.conf file if you wish nscd daemon to restart itself after a provided amount of time interval. This argument is used in combination with "restart-interval"Open nscd.conf in edit mode

Understanding nscd daemon for hosts cache

nscd stands for Name Service Cache Daemon and is used to provide cache for common name service request. For providing hosts cache nscd daemon uses /etc/hosts file as it's database and any changes made to