DNS update on host down

Feng He shorttag at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 05:53:55 UTC 2011

I did the same stuff using a script.
When the host is down, run "dynamic update" to modify the records.
Some BIND based GSLB such as F5 BIG-IP GTM has this feature.


On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 10:23 PM, Paul Reilly <pareilly at tcd.ie> wrote:
> Is there a simple utility, which can ICMP ping or HTTP ping a host, and
> update the hosts DNS entry if the host is down?
> I'm thinking I could have 2 include files, and swap between then if the host
> is down or not.
> Any pointers ?
> Paul
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