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Apr 23, 2020

GSLB pools, pros and cons to multiple.single pools?

Hi All   Just wondering if anyone has recommendations for GSLB pools. Which is better, a single pool with multiple servers, or multiple pools with single servers? Aside of pool specific monitorin...
  • PeteWhite's avatar
    Apr 23, 2020

    The loadbalancing methods within a pool are many more than at the wide-IP level, but you may have specific requirements such as a DR pool or something.

    Regarding the BIND, in your dns profile you specify which resolution methods you have - if you enable local bind then that will be used if the pool is down. So that won't be modified by using multiple or single pools, it depends solely on the dns profile. Decide what functionality you want and configure it as required.