loc rr - what does it do?
bind-users at dollardns.net
Sun Feb 12 14:44:18 UTC 2006
Some traceroute utilities will lookup LOC records. That is the only program
I know of.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry Margolin" <barmar at alum.mit.edu>
To: <comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 4:39 AM
Subject: Re: loc rr - what does it do?
> In article <dsmbgi$m1i$1 at sf1.isc.org>, "none" <dtiberio5 at hotmail.com>
> > I am having trouble finding info on loc rr other than RFC's.
> > I set up my domains with the lon/lat info.
> > Does this mean that a user will go to the nearest server based on
> > lon/lat when he looks up my domain name? If I have 10 datacenters with
> > 10 different IP's for 1 domain name, and each one has the loc rr info,
> > does thi smean that users from california will be directed to the
> > datacenters in california?
> As far as I know, nothing uses the location info automatically. It's
> just there for human information.
> Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
> Arlington, MA
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