NS Round Robin?

James Raftery james-bind-users at banba.ucd.ie
Mon Nov 15 18:28:54 UTC 1999

On Mon, Nov 15, 1999 at 11:22:26AM -0600, Rich Phillips wrote:
> In the whois response below.  There are 4 nameservers listed.  They are
> "listed in order" according to the whois response?

That's not what it says! Look again...

>            Domain servers in listed order:
>            ATBD.MICROSOFT.COM 
>            DNS1.MICROSOFT.COM 
>            DNS4.CP.MSFT.NET   
>            DNS5.CP.MSFT.NET   

"in listed order". AFAIR they are in the order they were listed in the
registration request that NetSol have in their database. The 
master should be listed first with the slaves afterwards.


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