Re: Multiple TCP/IP servers on one host


William C. VerSteeg (dcatla!dnwcv@gatech.edu)
12 Sep 88 13:25:09 GMT


Many ways have been discussed to make a mapping between one logical
name and many IP addresses. These schemes all rely on having a machine
resolve a name every time it wishes to open a circuit. Most implementations
have caches, do they not? It seems that for this to work, a resolver would
need to tell a client "don't cache this response". Then the next time
a circuit was established, the resolver would be able to look at the
available resources and determine which IP address to return.
Don't get me wrong, I don't think we should really do this, but if one wanted
to have total control over resource allocation, caching techniques would
have to be considered.

Bill VerSteeg



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