dns records given as dynamic

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Sat Feb 18 16:19:31 UTC 2006

In article <dt6f07$h2d$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
 saravanan ganapathy <sarav_gsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there any possibility of giving dns records based
> on the availability of the server? 
> For Ex, A record of abc.com is . If
> is not reachable, then the dns should
> give the backup ip address as
> Is it possible? If so , how to do it?

This isn't possible with standard BIND, but there are a number of 
special-purpose DNS servers that can do this, e.g. Cisco Distributed 
Director or 3DNS.

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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