Re: Backup server?

Paonia Ezrine (paonia@exon.massart.edu)
Tue, 3 Jun 1997 23:06:31 -0400 (EDT)


Passing a list of server in preference order makes sence use this if not
use that!
paonia

>
> >
> > 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.
> >
>
> Unless things are written correctly (perhaps incorrectly) this will not
> work. If the client does a name lookup when starting up, and then keeps
> using that same IP address it might work, but if the client does a resolv
> request each time it needs to access the server, then you could request a
> keyblock from one server, answer to another... an interesting twist on
> things :) Itwould probably be FAR easier to simply tell people to try
> out another server.
>
> Adam
>
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