BIND Configuration

Sten Carlsen stenc at
Wed May 8 20:24:00 UTC 2013

I believe your major point is the routing tables because they determine
how the response is trying to get out.

On 08/05/13 22:22, Steven Carr wrote:
> You will need to have some form of automation in place to update the
> DNS zone to change the IP address which should now be accessed when
> one of the links goes down. You will also need to ensure you have a
> low TTL value on the records you want to update on link change so that
> the records are refreshed quickly.
> On 8 May 2013 20:40, Ward, Mike S <mward at> wrote:
>> Hello all, I was wondering if someone could me out.
>> I am using Bind 9.2 on a Redhat Linux server. We have two ISPS on separate networks Lets call them A and B. My Linux Server can listen on A's Network as well as B's network.
>> I'm using fictitious IPs and names
>>         A                  B 555.555.555.1                            Secondary A
>>                                   Redhat & Bind
>> Bind is listening on both IP addresses and we have a secondary server at
>> If A the ISP has a backbone router problem how can I get people trying to get to our web servers to use B's network? I have been think of different ways to do this, but have come up empty.
>> Our network is really simple I just want to be able to use diverse ISPS in case we lose one we still have the other. Can anyone help me out. Any help appreciated.
>> Thanks.
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Best regards

Sten Carlsen

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