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Re: Beyond DNS...

  • From: Dean Anderson
  • Date: Thu Jun 04 18:26:40 1998

At 5:34 PM -0400 6/4/98, Phillip Vandry wrote:
>> Multiple CNAMEs are not supported by all DNS servers and are in fact "turned
>> off" by default in BIND 8.  Multiple CNAMEs violates DNS protocol-
>
>I took a closer look, and it seems it actually may not be violating
>the protocol because though Dean has specified two, the server only
>ever returns one in response to a single query.

That is how the load balancing works. If you look closer (at 4.9.3 anyway),
it returns a different CNAME on each subsequent request.

		--Dean


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