Name servers list seconday name server as primary name server.
barmar at genuity.net
Tue Oct 9 14:28:07 UTC 2001
In article <9pu5e3$s9a at pub3.rc.vix.com>,
Andreas Guther <andreas at netfuel.com> wrote:
>Barry, if the @Home nameserver and other nameservers do not care
>which is the primary name server and which is the secondary one
>in the "whois" entry, well then I have a problem or had, since I
>took the one nameserver, which I do not have control over, off the
>list. I was under the impression that the primary name server is
>the one that is normaly contacted and only in case the primary is
>not available, the secondary is queried.
No. Caching servers remember how quickly different servers answer, and
they prefer the faster servers, not the primary server.
Barry Margolin, barmar at genuity.net
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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