Priority on an A record
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Tue Jun 7 23:50:57 UTC 2005
> "Nick Allum" <Nick.Allum at rci.rogers.com> wrote in message
> news:d84j3j$1c7e$1 at sf1.isc.org...
> > Is it possible to use DNS to provide some sort of weighting on an A
> > record
> > I have two devices each with two Ips and I only want it to goto the
> > primary unless it fails. Is it possible with an A record to set
> > priority...
> > In concept I would like (don't even think I can use this but just
> > asking)
> > Zone File...
> > Mainframe IN A 10 10.10.1.98
> > IN A 10 10.10.1.99
> > IN A 20 10.10.2.101
> > IN A 20 10.10.2.102
> No. Get a load balancer.
Or teach the application to use SRV records and have multiple
names for the address clusters.
Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews at isc.org
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