when 1 DNS server goes down ... why don't our clients hit the other one?

Simon Waters Simon at wretched.demon.co.uk
Fri Oct 5 00:36:54 UTC 2001

Daniel Wilson wrote:
> Got it solved by putting and on the same
> system -- leaving the other with  But why wouldn't our
> redundant servers keep us up when one was unreachable?  What is it
> about DNS queries I'm not getting?

Probably your delegation was not correct, or the zone data was

Unless you give us the domain name thats about as much as we can

It fails over when you set it up right.

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