Can dns send back a default ip address upon error

Julien Matthieu julien at
Wed Jan 8 18:56:26 UTC 2003

i suggest to have secondary dns handled by hosting...
before we use to have witch was free
but it has been bought by ultradns .... so it isb't free anymore....
you can go and check their new web site for info...

have fun

Mike Parker wrote:
> I currently have a cable connection and my linux box acting as router, dns,
> proxy and webserver. If the cable goes down, external dns resolution fails
> and my users browsers timeout with a dns error. I would idealy like to
> return a default ip address (of my local server) which would then have a
> status page advising of the problem.
> Mike.

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