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Re: Domain Name System protection
On 16 Aug 2004, at 01:18, Bill Woodcock wrote:
2. How could we extend our server farm by adding new servers while announcing the same IP addresses to our customers?By doing exactly that. Sharing one IP address across many servers is called "anycast" and is standard practice for DNS service provision.
See, for example: http://www.isc.org/pubs/tn/isc-tn-2004-1.html http://www.isc.org/pubs/tn/isc-tn-2004-1.txt http://www.isc.org/pubs/pres/USENIX/2004/usenix-isc-dns-dist.pdf http://www.isc.org/pubs/pres/USENIX/2004/usenix-dns-dist-pres.pdf Joe