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kshitiz 08-21-2010 10:29 AM

Bind DNS 9 topology option
Hello All

Can I influence the root server lookup, so that the client's recursive lookup will search into the root servers those are nearer to ISP's DNS server location.

Does this happens by default ?

Whether topology options of bind is useful in this scenario ?

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carltm 08-22-2010 07:12 AM

This sounds like homework. Have you done any reading to investigate this?

kshitiz 08-24-2010 07:33 AM

After browsing answer is routing
Root server are collocated and routing is done through anycast method.
So by Default queries goes to near dns server.

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