Failure detection to change A records
erik.freitag at alamedanet.net
Wed Jan 12 19:43:43 UTC 2005
> I played with round-robin and this is working fine. But this does
> fit with our need of failure detection.
> I'm looking for a way to test some services availaibility of some
> hosts, to enable or disable A records.
> For example, I set up two ldap servers in our network.
> On our DNS I run some knid of ldap watchdog, and when a ldap server
> fails, the watchdog removes the A record for ldap.mycompany.com
> What is possible with bind ?
What you suggest is possible. Just write a script that uses nsupdate to
add or delete your A records as needed.
> Nicolas Ecarnot
(925) 487-6890 (mobile)
erik.freitag at pobox.com
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