Providing off site DNS backup

Dixon, Justin Justin.Dixon at
Mon Feb 5 13:46:44 UTC 2007

There are a number of services that offer DNS services, both primary and
secondary. is one that comes to mind right off hand. is another one.

DNSMadeEasy runs a global IP Anycast network for it's DNS services and
the pricing is pretty reasonable.

Justin Dixon

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce at [mailto:bind-users-bounce at] On
Behalf Of Mike
> Diggins
> Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2007 14:58
> To: bind-users
> Subject: Providing off site DNS backup
> Folks, I know this is a little off topic, but we're a growing site
> currently has just two BIND DNS servers for our clients. I'd like to
> investigate housing a third slave server off site. I just wondered
> others are doing for this? Are there reliable managed services that
> this? We run BIND 9.3.x and I'm in Canada if that makes a difference.
> -Mike

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