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Re: Alternative to BGP-4 for multihoming?
If the goal is to direct traffic from a client to the closest server farm, why not just build a box to do a BGP lookup and respond to a name lookup with the IP of that farm? No pings or zone transfers necessary. -travis ----- Original Message ----- From: "Daniel Senie" <[email protected]> > > Dana Hudes wrote: > > > > Products like the Nortel Accelar 700 do layer 7 redirect. > > http://www.nortelnetworks.com/products/02/datasheets/3377.html > > you should read that datasheet more closely. When handling multiple > sites, this product does something questionable, just as the F5 and > other brands do. In the case of this Nortel product, it pings the > original user's DNS server: