Two questions about the name server address sorting functionality

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Tue Oct 15 00:30:58 UTC 2002

> >         Well "permuted" is a lot of work and really does not provide any
> >         benefit over "random" which is available in BIND 8 and BIND 9.3.
> Permuted and "true" round robin are less susceptible to random "spiking".

	And unless you control all the clients and they are all using the
	same name server and you can prevent UDP loss you will get spiking.

Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
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