mailing list archives
Re: Return two locations or low TTL [was: DNS caches that support partitioning ?]
From: "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick () ianai net>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 09:18:01 -0400
On Aug 20, 2012, at 08:47 , Chris Adams <cmadams () hiwaay net> wrote:
Once upon a time, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick () ianai net> said:
* How many applications are even aware multiple addresses were returned?
Most anything that supports IPv6 should handle this correctly, since
getaddrinfo() will return a list of addresses to try.
Ah, the amazing new call which destroys any possibility of randomness or round robin or other ways of load balancing
between A / AAAA records.
Yes, all of us returning more than one A / AAAA record are hoping that gets widely deployed instantly. Or not.