[dns-operations] Too Open (Was: OpenDNS makes your Internet work better

John Payne john at sackheads.org
Fri Jul 14 18:04:03 UTC 2006

On Jul 14, 2006, at 1:20 PM, Brad Knowles wrote:

> Not true.  By having a mix of anycast and unicast service  
> addresses, at least those unicast service sites don't have the  
> problem of being dependant on the routing advertisement needing to  
> be withdrawn if the pod should go down.

What happens to the packets for the down unicast server?
What happens to the packets for a down anycast server that hasn't  
withdrawn it's announcements?

Answer both from a global and "local" (topologically close)  
perspective please.

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