Sounds like your trying to avoid round-robin DNS!? If so, check out
It's not a firewall, but it does do real-time load ballancing across "n"
servers. Provides some fault-tollerance and makes good use of you IP
flames > /dev/h2o
> From: Fernando da Silveira Montenegro <silveira @
> To: firewalls @
> Date: Mon, 10 Jun 1996 13:38:54 -0700
> Subject: Round-robin DNS?
> Once again, another question I would ask only after searching the
> archives, but they seem to be off-line...
> How are people out there implementing round-robin DNS? I have "n"
> servers acting as www.wherever.com and I want to split the traffic
> bewteen them. Of course, if I could do a proper load balancing that
> would be great, but a simple "n" way split is a big help already.
> How does it relate to firewalls? A firewall system will act as the
> primary server for .wherever.com, and will have to perform this
> Please reference any information on the Web if this is a FAQ.
> Thanks in advance.
> Fernando da Silveira Montenegro E-mail: silveira @
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