newbie master/slave questions

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Thu Jan 30 00:13:38 UTC 2003

> what advantages are there in having 2 dns servers setup as a master/slave=
>  for=20
> all zones they control vs having 2 dns servers setup as master/master wit=
> h an=20
> outside script that copies the zone records periodicly and restarts bind =
> so=20
> it gets the changes?
	The first lets you catch error on the master while the slave
	continues to serve the zone.  The second runs the risk of
	all servers becoming unavailable simultaniously.

Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
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