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Re: Beyond DNS...

  • From: Jay R. Ashworth
  • Date: Thu Jun 04 18:31:42 1998

On Thu, Jun 04, 1998 at 05:46:36PM -0400, Dean Anderson wrote:
> But you can still have multiple A records, which does the failover part
> that the original poster wanted.

_If_ the clients get all the addresses from the library, _and_ try
extras when the first one no longer works.  I gather neither of these
behaviors can be depended on, particularly in Wintel clients.

Cheers,
-- jra
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