AAAA Record Pools are used to balance traffic across multiple IPv6 addresses. Traffic can be distributed based on weight or the performance of the systems in the pool. Weighted distribution is also called Round Robin (when the weights are even) and Weighted Round Robin (when they are not).
To learn more about load balancing, use cases, and video tutorials go here.
1. Select Managed DNS in the sidebar menu, and then choose AAAA Record Pools from the drop down.
2. Click the Add New Pool button.
3. Give the pool configuration an identifiable name. Designate the IPv6 addresses you want in the pool.
Num Return: enter the number of IP’s you want returned in the pool.
Min Available: enter the minimum number of IP’s that must be available in the pool.
Enter a weight, and if you have a Sonar Check enabled you can add it to the IP here. Additional IP’s can also be added to load balance traffic, just click the Add Another IP button. Click Save.
NOTE: IP’s can be enabled or disabled within the pool. Disabled IP addresses remain present in the configuration however are not active on the name servers.