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RE: DNS resolution to Yahoo.
From: "Ejay Hire" <ejay.hire () isdn net>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 13:18:17 -0500

Yahoo uses akamai technology (bgp path analysis) to determine what content server is "closest" to a given host and 
bases its' dns response on that data.  You could contact Akamai and, explain your network, and see if they can make the 
necessary adjustments, or if you are large enough ask them to drop a couple of servers in your site.  (or they may want 
you to send them a BGP feed)
 
-Ejay
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Alan Sato [mailto:asato () altrio net]
Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 12:17 PM
To: nanog () merit edu
Subject: DNS resolution to Yahoo.


So I got 2 dns servers that resolve www.yahoo.com <http://www.yahoo.com/>  differently.  
Server A goes to 216.109.125.69.  The Server B goes to 66.218.71.92.  The 66.218.71.92 is a faster route for me.  
How do I get Server A to resolve to 66.218.71.92?
 
Alan
 

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