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Re: Load balancing web servers

> you can use the dns records
> www    IN    A    10    webserver1
> www    IN    A    20    webserver2
> www    IN    A    30    webserver3

The "A" (ADDRESS) RDATA format doesn't use a "preference" value:

www    IN    A    webserver1
www    IN    A    webserver2
www    IN    A    webserver3

Note that this is not "load balancing". It is not figured out by actual
load or capacity. It just does a "round robin" and is often called "load
sharing". Also note that outside DNS caches used for many lookups will
defeat the "balancing" so make sure your time-to-lives are low.

  Jeremy C. Reed
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