Round robin DNS query response
kcd at chrysler.com
Wed Sep 29 19:54:22 UTC 2010
On 9/29/2010 12:37 AM, SW wrote:
> Hi everyone...
> I am rather new to the world of DNS so I'm hoping to get some of your
> Is there a way to make BIND respond DNS query in sequence? For
> example, if I assign 2 IP addresses to an A record, is it possible to
> have it respond like...
> Client 1 for www.example.com -> 192.168.1.1
> Client 2 for www.example.com -> 192.168.1.2
> Client 3 for www.example.com -> 192.168.1.3
> ...and so on.
> I know companies use load balancer for this function, but my customer
> in this case don't really want to make additional investment :P
Option A: round-robin+sortlist
Option B: views
Appropriate caveats for each approach.
Note that if these are Windows clients on the same subnets as the
www.example.com addresses, you could probably just get away with a plain
old round-robin and rely on the built-in Windows "subnet
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