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[Unbound-users] Unbound and Round Robin DNS

W.C.A. Wijngaards
Thu Aug 27 16:58:53 CEST 2009


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On 08/21/2009 07:53 PM, Aaron Hopkins wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, Paul Wouters wrote:
> 
>> Perhaps Wouter can explain that part, as I am sure some conscious design
>> decision has gone into that.
> 
> I'm guessing this is the same anti-feature-creep sentiment as why
> round-robinning RRs was left out of NSD.  This is unfortunate, because very
> few clients bother to use anything but the first IP returned by their
> resolver.

Yes.

Unbound tries very hard to preserve the original answer.
Its lower and uppercase use in names.
And also the ordering in the data and RRSIG records.
Also, it is faster and anti-feature-creep.

Best regards,
   Wouter
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