Only a subset of A records for a domain name returned

Rafa rafaor at
Wed Mar 30 22:46:11 UTC 2005

On 24 Mar 2005 20:06:59 -0800, rlz7 <rzinar at> wrote:
> No - they are not deleting records.  And we care because they want our
> application traffic to be load balanced among the full set of servers,
> not only a subset.
> My assumption was that some truncation was taking place, but nothing
> I've read would suggest this should occur.
> Given the abbreviated results occur when I query the DNS servers for
> multiple ISPs but not Yahoo's own DNS servers, I guess I'll see if the
> Yahoo DNS admins have any insights into this behavior.

How far (network-wise) are you from your ISP's DNS server?

I don't know about inktomi, but yahoo uses (or used to use) akamai for
DNS service.  Akamai returns different responses depending on the ip
that queries it.

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