[Dshield] RBL deaths OT?

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Fri Sep 26 15:29:48 GMT 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 22:05, Brian Dessent wrote:
> Kenneth Porter wrote:
> > 
> > Yes and no. The number of unique names is limited due to the size of a UDP DNS
> > packet. (I think it's 12 or 13.) That's why there aren't more root servers or
> > servers for a given TLD. But behind each of these names you can have a load
> > balancer to expand the actual number of servers.

> Yeah it looks like it's 13.  If you do a "dig spews.org soa" you'll see
> 13 nameservers.  GoDaddy lets you enter 13 in their nameserver
> management pages, too, FWIW.

They should let you enter as many as you like, and if more than 13 are
entered, should randomly round-robin 13 of X on every query.

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