[dnsdist] Clarification on weight in newServer option

Remi Gacogne remi.gacogne at powerdns.com
Thu Jul 27 09:27:24 UTC 2017

Hi Frank,

On 07/26/2017 10:18 PM, Frank Even wrote:
> So this likely comes off as a stupid question, but I can't seem to get
> clarity from the documentation itself.
> Is a higher numerical weight a "heavier" weight for that system or is a
> lower numerical weight a "heavier" weight for the system?

It's a good question and it looks like the answer is indeed not in our
documentation, I'll fix that.
A higher numerical weight means the backend is more likely to be
selected by the policy, so more queries coming towards it.

Best regards,
Remi Gacogne
PowerDNS.COM BV - https://www.powerdns.com/

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