Olaf Kolkman <olaf at NLnetLabs.nl> wrote: > > But you could reasonably ask whether those load balancing properties > should be under the control of the authoritative or the recursive name > server. Indeed :-) The problem with saying it must only be the authority's job is that in situations like ours (which being a university is I guess not that different from Thijs's) the user population do not use very many different resolvers, so the authorities do not get the opportunity to serve up lots of different RR set orderings, unless you go for ridiculously short TTLs. Tony. -- f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/ Fair Isle, Faeroes, South-east Iceland: Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in Faeroes and Southeast Iceland. High or very high, occasionally phenomenal. Squally wintry showers. Moderate occasionally very poor.