Banana Flex flex.banana at bluewin.ch
Fri Oct 30 17:33:06 UTC 2009

thank you Simon

On Oct 29, 2009, at 12:24 AM, Simon Hobson wrote:

> Banana Flex wrote:
>> but how can it work when the master goes down ? no DDNS works at  
>> this time ?
> Correct, DDNS stops working.
>> can the DHCP update the slave zone ? (stupid question sorry)
> No. And in general, you can't anyway (that's not a DHCP limitation,  
> it's a limitation of at least one of the major DNS implementations,  
> and I assume others). It is a definite possibility to create a  
> database system that allows updates to a slave when the master is  
> down - but you've only to look at the way failover works in DHCP to  
> see how quickly the complications build up when you take all the  
> corner cases into consideration. Not least of these complications is  
> how to merge two sets of updates - considering it's possible to have  
> mutually incompatible updates to apply.
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