Bryan Irvine wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:50 AM, Matthew Pounsett wrote:
>> 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?

>>
>> 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.

>
> 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.

--
Dave