Planning for Emergencies
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Fri Mar 17 15:51:27 UTC 2000
In article <38D1F44F.FB41DDA7 at anta.net>, Thor Kottelin <thor at anta.net> wrote:
>BIND Users Mailing List wrote:
>> From: wwebb at adni.net
>> Is there a way to configure a system that if a server fails another
>> server at a differant geographic location will automatically takeover?
>> If so, how is that done?
>Since this is the BIND users list, I assume you mean name servers.
Actually, I susupect he wants to know how to use BIND to implement failover
for other servers, i.e. if the primary server fails, the DNS entry should
be updated automatically to point to the backup server's IP address.
Sorry, BIND doesn't have this type of functionality built-in. Look into
products like Cisco Distributed Director.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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