On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 09:00:42PM +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:
Jakub Hrozek wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 08:22:57PM +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:
>> Hmm, I really wonder why SRV RRs are recommended over having a single service
>> CNAME RR and maybe several A/AAAA RRs?
> In my opinion, the biggest advantages are centrally defined failover
> using the "priority field" and the ability to evenly distribute load
But really distributing the load would require adjusting the weight
dynamically, wouldn't it?
Right, the SRV syntax merely allows you to say "direct 40% of traffic to
box A, 40% to box B and 20% to box C. If neither of them is available,
go to box D"