[Kamailio-Users] Failover from SRV lookups?

Daniel-Constantin Mierla miconda at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 10:00:32 CET 2008

On 12/04/08 14:50, Henning Westerholt wrote:
> On Thursday 04 December 2008, Geir O. Jensen wrote:
>> [..]
>> However, this sounds like it will only solve the problem every other time,
>> so some calls will go through quicker than the others. I guess our GW
>> supplier should've used a better solution for their loadbalancing (for
>> instance anycast) but that is out of my hands.
>> Thanks again for the tip, I'll keep it in mind if/when we upgrade...
> Hi Geir,
> one other thing would be to not use the SRV records for loadbalancing. I think 
> the dispatcher module has functionality to query configured servers with an 
> options ping, and disable balancing to failed ones. Or you can use the 
> carrierroute module, which gives you complete control over the routing, you 
> can disable then the failed GW with some external scripts.
gateways in dispatcher lists can be also disabled/enabled via 
MI/external scripts.


Daniel-Constantin Mierla

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