> From: Steven Job [mailto:list3@wwwcrazy.com]
> Subject: RE: round-robin on bind9.2.1
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> Quoting "Boyack, Kurt" :
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> > Rrset-order was introduced in 8.2 and dropped with 9.1, but=20

> it is not =3D
> > needed to do round-robin; it is used to turn round-robin off.
> >

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> Here is the exact quote from the Bind 9.3 documentation.
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> 6.2.16.14. RRset Ordering
> When multiple records are returned in an answer it may be=20
> useful to configure
> the order of the records placed into the response. The=20
> rrset-order statement
> permits configuration of the ordering of the records in a=20
> multiple record
> response. See also the sortlist statement, Section 6.2.16.13.
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> An order_spec is defined as follows:
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> [ class class_name ][ type type_name ][ name "domain_name"]
> order ordering
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> If no class is specified, the default is ANY. If no type is=20
> specified, the
> default is ANY. If no name is specified, the default is "*".
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> The legal values for ordering are:
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> fixed
> Records are returned in the order they are defined in the zone file.
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> random
> Records are returned in some random order.
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> cyclic
> Records are returned in a round-robin order.
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> For example:
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> rrset-order {
> class IN type A name "host.example.com" order random;
> order cyclic;
> };
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> will cause any responses for type A records in class IN that have
> "host.example.com" as a suffix, to always be returned in=20
> random order. All
> other records are returned in cyclic order.
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> If multiple rrset-order statements appear, they are not=20
> combined - the last one
> applies.
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> Note: The rrset-order statement is not yet fully implemented=20
> in BIND 9. BIND 9
> currently does not support "fixed" ordering.
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So rrset-order was re-implemnted in a later version of 9.x, but isn't =
round-robin still the default? The original question was how to do =
round-robin, not how to turn it off.