Usage of BIND in TLDs

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Fri Nov 19 13:33:25 UTC 2004

On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 08:21:11AM -0500,
 Barry Margolin <barmar at> wrote 
 a message of 22 lines which said:

> Don't some of the root and/or TLD servers make use of anycast, so
> one IP corresponds to multiple servers?

While you can find out how many addresses are for a name, you cannot
easily see how many servers are for an address (there is for the root nameservers).

And I assume that *all* instances of an anycasted server run the same
software. (I admit it may not be always true.)

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