Failover solution using BGP

Florian Weimer fw at
Wed Dec 31 15:36:16 UTC 2008

* Roland Dobbins:

> Have they considered doing GSLB via DNS rather than playing routing
> games?  Seems as if it might answer better, be less complex, et. al.

I suspect they want to solve the split brain problem, which would
explain the strong, non-negotiable requirement of traffic flow to only
one site.  DNS tweaks won't help with that (and to be honest, BGP
doesn't address it, either).

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