LConrad at Go2France.com
Sun Feb 17 06:54:43 UTC 2002
>More to the point, BIND does not do any round-robining.
To quote from your URL below:
"This is the current "round robin" function, and it has been used quite
successfully for several years in sharing load among several machines."
RRset-order default is "cyclic". dig any RRset 3 or 4 times and see the
physical order of the records change.
>BIND simply returns both of the A records.
but they both can't arrive exactly simultaneously, so they arrive in a
>The client application chooses which of those A records to use.
could be, but vast majority is looking for one A record, and will take the
first in physical order.
>See < http://www.isc.org/products/BIND/docs/bind-load-bal.html > for more
I suggest you see it yourself.
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