Re: round-robin question
Bryan Irvine wrote:[color=blue]
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:50 AM, Matthew Pounsett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:[color=green]
>> On 30-Oct-2008, at 13:34 , Bryan Irvine wrote:
>>> Creative I must admit, but doesn't work. Is there another way to get
>>> this working perhaps with?[/color]
>> Even if you can get BIND to hand out more than one identical record (I
>> wouldn't expect that to work), the balance of load is dependant on the
>> clients' algorithms for choosing an A record.. and the clients may not do
>> what you want or expect. Some clients are semi-random, some rotate through
>> the A records they get, and some cache and keep the first one they pick.[/color]
> Yeah but is it even possible to give more than one identical record?
You'll have to experiment because the result is going to be dependent on the
client behavior outside of your control.
If Multiple identical A records didn't work, and you have some extra IPs to
burn, I would try assigning multiple, IP addresses to server with more capacity.