[Pdns-users] About the mechanism of forward-zones when using multiple ips for one zonename.

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at powerdns.com
Mon Feb 23 11:20:58 UTC 2015


On 23 Feb 2015, at 11:49 , Hongyi Zhao <hongyi.zhao at gmail.com> wrote:

> Why not let the process run parallely and then picked out the one which is retured firstly to the client? 

In general (without forward-rules), we do something better - we try the servers and remember which one was faster. That way you get the performance benefits without unnecessarily overloading the other servers. I’m not entirely sure we do this for forward rules.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/

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