ISO or virtual appliance

Manish Rane manishr78 at
Thu Aug 22 10:10:29 UTC 2013

Hmm...can you be please more elaboration. I mean in that case how the IP
addresses or A records will be removed as the one CNAME entry is pointed to
2 hostsnames. Or would you want to monitor instead of and keep as a static entry?

I am sorry I am bit confused here.

Thanks and Regards,
Manish R

On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 3:19 PM, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at>wrote:

> On 22/08/13 10:05, Manish Rane wrote:
>> Well, I was thinking on the same line. Use nagios plugins check_tcp and
>> monitor the status. The only challenge I am seeing here is updating zone
>> and nsupdate I believe can only work with Dynamic zones and not with
>> static entries.
> Either:
>  * Make the zone dynamic.
>  * Make the service name a CNAME into another small dynamic (sub-)zone.
> This is what most DNS-based LB do e.g. CNAME
>, then make "" a small,
> dynamically-updated zone.
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