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Re: The OpenLDAP Client and Multiple DNS Records

Russell Jackson <raj@csub.edu> writes:
> Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:

>> Stanford has used Round Robin DNS entries for its ldap servers for over
>> a decade.  It works quite well for most things, except java.

>> Try host -t txt ldap.stanford.edu

> What are the TXT RRs for?

lbnamed returns pool participants and their current weights and increments
as TXT records for debugging and informational purposes.

% dig +short -t txt ldap.best.stanford.edu @lbdns1.stanford.edu
"     60/1.000  ldap4.stanford.edu"
"     60/1.000  ldap1.stanford.edu"
"     60/1.000  ldap3.stanford.edu"

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>