DNS Racing -Multi ISP load balancing with failover using DNS.

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Tue May 31 08:28:11 UTC 2011

> In message <4DE43E3E.2040409 at chrysler.com>, Kevin Darcy writes:
> > Normally I'd defer to your vastly greater knowledge and experience in 
> > DNSSEC, but here in the U.S. we have a saying "I'm from Missouri", which 
> > is a roundabout way of expressing "show me" ("Show Me" being the 
> > unofficial slogan of the state of Missouri). Maybe it *should* work, but 
> > when it comes to nifty technical hacks, until co-existence is actually 
> > demonstrated, I still think there might be a gotcha somewhere...

On 31.05.11 11:33, Mark Andrews wrote:
> This happens all the time whenever a signed zone content changes.
> You have different servers returning different answers for the same
> query all of which can be validated as secure.  DNSSEC requires
> that the data and signature pass through the system as a atomic
> unit.  DNSSEC aware servers and resolvers keep this data together.
> If you don't things break.
> DNS Race just keeps the answers permanently out of sync instead of
> the temporary condition that happens with normal updates.

This problem could be avoided by providing the same data, but differently
sorted, correct?

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