Remove/add [A] records based upon server availability
Matus UHLAR - fantomas
uhlar at fantomas.sk
Sun Dec 27 14:49:37 UTC 2009
On 26.12.09 12:14, Ryan S wrote:
> Is there a method in BIND to add/remove A records based upon server
> host www has A records 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52 If 184.108.40.206 is 'down'
> (via a ping test, for example) we remove it from the [A] record until such
> time that it is back 'up' and the host is added back to the A records.
DNS is a really bad place to implement this. It has been discussed here many
times, try searching archives to see the explanations
> Does this exist in BIND or has anyone developed such a script? I would
> like to do this.
This should be done at network level, L3 switches and load balancers exist
to have this functionality. Or, it could be checked at application level
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