ISO or virtual appliance

Warren Kumari warren at
Thu Aug 22 20:10:14 UTC 2013

On Aug 22, 2013, at 4:06 PM, Mike <ispbuilder at> wrote:

> On 13-08-22 01:39 AM, Manish Rane wrote:
>> Well the main idea behind and have been struggling to configure for
>> almost last one year is to have a open source alternative to DNS Based
>> failover/System monitoring thus have inbound loadbalancer.
> Easy solution -
> have two nameservers / load balancers, ns1.yourdomain and
> ns2.yourdomain, each returning their own IP in response to lookups.
> If one goes offline... users will never receive a reply from it with its
> IP, and never go to it.
> problem with this solution?

This assumes that the machine going off-line is the only failure mode -- if the "service" (like http) on goes down, but named continues answering you will be hurting users.


> you need to manually update both domain
> servers when you make changes, not just one. This may or may not be an
> issue for you.
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