Providing off site DNS backup
dsparro at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 16:10:53 UTC 2007
On 2/9/07, x_bind-users_x at nospam.pz.podzone.net
<x_bind-users_x at nospam.pz.podzone.net> wrote:
> > > I'd like to
> > > investigate housing a third slave server off site. I just wondered what
> > > others are doing for this?
> > I am running a fallback DNS server on a VPS rented from vpslink.com.
> > There is also rollernet.us who will play slave DNS for you for free
> > while configuring your zones via a web interface.
> My prefence is also to rent a VPS for slave DNS (albeit not with
> vpslink), especially if you already already running the master.
Make sure you compare the amount of data you plan on hosting via a
shared server. BIND loads the DNS data into RAM, and serves it from
there. If you've got a lot of domains, or a large domain, you could
run into any cap on memory usage your provider has.
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