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Re: Alternative to BGP-4 for multihoming?
- From: Randy Bush
- Date: Tue Mar 14 11:21:19 2000
> Once the client's DNS request has worked its way over to the primary DNS
> for the distributed web-servers, 3DNS has each of the other 3DNS boxes
> (located adjacent to the other distributed servers) ping the *clients*
> primary DNS. 3DNS then returns the URL for the web-server whose 3DNS
> machine is 'closest' (fewest hops) to the clients DNS machine.
you may want to seriously reread the previous sender's message. the point
is that in the modern post-2182 world, many of the client's nameservers are
vastly net.distant from the client.
psg.com nameserver = DNS.LIBRARY.UCLA.EDU
psg.com nameserver = RAIN.PSG.COM
psg.com nameserver = ARIZONA.EDU
it is best common practice.