Re: Backup server?

Jamie Rishaw (jamie@dilbert.iagnet.net)
Tue, 3 Jun 1997 06:37:52 -0400 (EDT)


If you do this, it would be a lit simpler to round-robin the address
"keymaster.verser.frii.com" via DNS.

That way there's no work required at the user's end.

> Hi,
>
> Would it be beneficial to set up a new key server? Not that the old
> one is overloaded, but if we get half of our clients to run on each, then
> half of us will still be cracking keys if one of them is down (network,
> server down, whatever). Of course, this second server must be connected
> to the Internet using a different route, or it would be pointless.
> Maybe this also means that the server would have to be located at
> a different place physically.
>
> Howard
>
> --
> Howard Cheng e-mail: hcheng@cs.ualberta.ca
> University of Alberta hcheng@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca
> MSc Computing Science URL : http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~hcheng/
>
> When in doubt, it must be trivial.
>

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