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Re: LDAP server redundancy

Am Freitag, 6. Dezember 2002 16:05 schrieb Tony Earnshaw:
> If you use BIND DNS for your name resolution (at least with BIND 9 and
> greater, although I've been forcibly dragged by the short and curlies
> through 4.7+ and 8.1+ and have with relief forgotten them) and use 2
> zone A records with the same FQDN, each with a different IP number, an
> elementary round robin will be used.

Only if the local resolver doesn't cache the results. DNS is the worst 
place for load balancing. 

OT rant: BIND is a bug-ridden (countless times exploited), memory hogging  
piece of bloatware that should have been replaced by something small and 
secure a long time ago. Get rid of it.