Choosing A records based on hosts' load?

Giles Coochey giles at
Mon Jan 18 09:08:06 UTC 2021

On 18/01/2021 09:04, Marek Kozlowski wrote:
> The problem is: I'm supervising the BIND. I'm NOT supervising the 
> other servers. Their admins requested such a solution. Personally I 
> agree with your opinion but... The question is: is there such a ready 
> solution as I described?
As others mentioned, this often will not work unless all your clients 
are directly accessing the DNS server for their requests (e.g. an 
internal authoritative server). I don't know how this can be achieved 
with Bind, but you can achieve it with LUA in PowerDNS.

Giles Coochey

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