Go Back   HowtoForge Forums | HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials > Linux Forums > Server Operation

Do you like HowtoForge? Please consider supporting us by becoming a subscriber.
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 19th May 2011, 22:50
erosbk erosbk is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 337
Thanks: 49
Thanked 36 Times in 30 Posts
Default Primary and Secondary DNS - Multiserver

Hello all,

Right now, I am setting DNS2 as mirror of DNS1. As I read in older posts, the DNS2 in this case WILL NOT be an exact copy of DNS1 so... If my server DNS1 dies and I want to change DNS2 as DNS1 (switch them permanently) I can't... in another scenario, if my DNS1 dies and I do not have a backup, my DNS2 will NOT have all the information to "remake" DNS1.

So... I was thinking... what about using DNS2 as DNS1 too, and in DNS template set all changes to be make for both DNSs? is there a way to have an EXACT copy of them (not using rsync) by using ispconfig?. Is it safe? is it recommended? DNS2 must have a DIFFERENT function than DNS1 or it is just a BACKUP DNS?

Thank you in advance
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help:two isp3 servers primary and secondary dns u4david Installation/Configuration 6 17th June 2010 21:53
Using primary & Secondary Mail Servers. joelee HOWTO-Related Questions 2 27th July 2007 19:25
Unable send receive emails vassilis3 Installation/Configuration 15 19th May 2007 15:34
Transfer vServer (1&1) to rServer (netdirekt,ISPconfig) - Part 1 - DNS berli Installation/Configuration 1 12th March 2007 14:38
Dns question Mahir Installation/Configuration 48 14th November 2006 11:19

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 23:31.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.