rrset-order in 9.3

Kal Feher kal.feher at melbourneit.com.au
Thu Mar 22 05:10:14 UTC 2007

You may be interested to note that included with the release notes for BIND
9.4 is the line:
Implement "rrset-order fixed"

"Cyclic" and "random" are not present in the release notes. Since cyclic is
standard, the only remaining uncertainty is whether "random" has been

On 22/3/07 3:34 AM, "Scott Moseman" <scmoseman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I will recall this question.  Using 'nslookup' it does not work, but
> using 'dig' it does work.  I'm going to assume that 'nslookup' was not
> doing the appropriate query type or something.  In any event, we have
> this working in our 9.3 environment now.
> Thanks,
> Scott
> On 3/21/07, Scott Moseman <scmoseman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The 9.x admin guides reference the rrset-order option.  But they also
>> claim its not supported in 9.x releases (yet).  We have been tinkering
>> with this option in our 9.2 and 9.3 environments and they are not
>> working.  Is it *true* its not supported in 9.x releases?  If so, why
>> does it remain in the documentation?  If it's not supported, what's
>> the current procedure for stopping round robin results in favor of
>> ordered results?
>> Thanks,
>> Scott

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