Re: Separating FTP traffic from HTTP

From: Stefan Berg <>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 08:12:44 +0100


Richard Munro writes:

> All communicate via port 8080, but this allows me to run everything on
> one server or multiple servers.
> Having said that, I am currently using two full proxy servers and am
> using two CNAMES entries in the DNS to load balance them.

My question is: does the DNS system automatically spread load between
the two different CNAMES (especially in Solaris), or do you have
to manually instruct it to do so? I thought that the two CNAMES are
used by the clients in sequential order?


     Stefan Berg 
     Computing Science Student
     University of Uppsala, Sweden.     
     Hmm.. What do batteries run on??
Received on Mon Apr 21 1997 - 23:31:38 MDT

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