[AusNOG] DNS forwarders (was Re: IPv6: Who's dual stacked? Why don't I look stacked?)
ausnog at libertysys.com.au
Fri Mar 8 17:22:07 EST 2013
On 03/08/2013 01:27 PM, Peter Tiggerdine wrote:
> Unless you're a teir two ISP or higher, pointing you're dns forwarders
> to you're upstream providers assists with DNS load balancing like
> Akamai and other content providers.
Don't most of those return a local IP address based on the GeoIP/AS-path
of the source request anyway?
> Also take the weights of the root
> name servers. Generally your lookup times will be quicker as well.
> It's one of the many reasons why using opendns or google dns servers
> isn't a great idea.
Interested in any alternatives to OpenDNS you can suggest who:
1. Host services locally
2. Offer customisable blacklisting on a per-client-IP basis with a
web-based administration interface
P.S. I can't resist. Please read this:
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