DNS Split views

Mokwena Motseto Mokwena.Motseto at postoffice.co.za
Tue Mar 1 21:18:28 UTC 2005


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-----Original Message-----
From: Boyack, Kurt [mailto:Kurt.Boyack at pyxis.com]=20
Sent: 01 March 2005 21:43
To: Mokwena Motseto; bind-users at isc.org
Subject: RE: DNS Split views

Mokwena Motseto writes:
> I need to know about split views, I was always under the impression=20
> that it has the same meaning as split brain or split horizon, but it=20
> seems it has a different meaning.
> From most of the articles that I have read it seems that the one=20
> server instead of two are being used what does this mean

If you have two servers doing DNS for the same zone (an internal and
external master), that is called split DNS. BIND has views which allow
the same server to have an internal and external view which gives the
same functionality as split but on the same server.

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