[nsd-users] DNSSEC question

Peter Hessler phessler at theapt.org
Mon Apr 4 20:32:32 UTC 2016

No.  DNS does not have "an order".

On 2016 Apr 04 (Mon) at 13:29:15 -0700 (-0700), Michael A. Peters wrote:
:Sometimes when a owner has multiple A (or AAAA) records, recursive resolvers
:change the order in which a client receives them.
:Does DNSSEC force them to be in the same order or is the order still subject
:to change and the whim of a recursive server?
:What I am trying to do is set up fall-back IP addresses in case a particular
:IP address is offline, and trying to find work-around for a lack of order
:preference (like MX records have) in A/AAAA records.
:I use DNSSEC anyway and am *hoping* that means DNSSEC enforcing resolvers
:will preserve the order the records have coming from the authoritative
:Thanks for suggestions.

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