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Re: DNS Anycast as traffic optimizer?
On Wed, 1 Sep 2004, Steve Francis wrote:
I thought it was standard best practice for availability, like for root name servers. I thought it was not a good "closest server" selection mechanism, as you'll be going to the closest server as determined by BGP - which may have little relationship to the server with lowest RTT. It'd be nice to see some metrics wither way....
For anycast within an organisation, it will be as determined by the IGP, not BGP.
regards, -- Paul Jakma paul@xxxxxxxx paul@xxxxxxxxx Key ID: 64A2FF6A Fortune: Genius, n.: A chemist who discovers a laundry additive that rhymes with "bright."