please dont rip this site

Internet DNS

Domain Name Service

Services@ Servers@ RFC 1035 (in HTML)

DNS Breakout box This allows you to see the exact binary query and response from any DNS server

http://www.dnsreport.com/tools/dnsreport.ch?domain= Checks for common DNS configuration errors. Really nice!

Reverse DNS ...in-addr.arpa

DNS Security

All Single Letter domains in com, net, org are owned (reserved) by ICANN except for a few such as X.com, Z.com, etc which was registered before ICANN began blocking single-character domain registrations.

If you add two address records for www.myorg.com to your main name server, it rotates the order that these records appear in the DNS response message with each successive reply. (Round Robin was added to BIND at about version 4.9, so your SCO box probably has a Round Robin-capable name server.) You don't need to do anything to enable it--it happens whenever there are multiple records associated with the same name. The problem with Round Robin is that when one of your web servers goes down, the name server still gives out its record, so 50% of the people will choose the dead web server in your case.

The closest thing I've seen is to have your primary web server also act as a DNS server with records that point your domain to the same server. Then setup a secondary server with a service or what ever which points your domain to your backup server. Now, your registrar needs to send name server requests to your primary server and to the secondary server with a lower priority. Not all registrars will do that. The idea is that if a user hits your registrar (or a DNS server that is caching that info) and then tries to resolve your domain buy contacting the DNS server on your primary machine, it will timeout and then go back and try the other one. Note that this does NOT work well at all. It only works in some cases.

Would be much better to have a DNS server (or two) that actually check your servers and switch between them as needed. They would also have to set TTL very low values so that users who are sent to a server that was working will come back after your DNS switchs to a backup and get the other IP again.

http://www.metainfo.com/products/metaip/loadbalancer.htm has a product that can do true load balanceing on NT servers

http://www.acmebw.com/askmrdns/00044.htm O'Reilly "DNS and BIND" book. How to set up a name server

Also:

See also:

Questions:


file: /Techref/dns.htm, 5KB, , updated: 2006/10/28 21:00, local time: 2017/12/13 04:02,
TOP NEW HELP FIND: 
54.234.255.29:LOG IN

 ©2017 These pages are served without commercial sponsorship. (No popup ads, etc...).Bandwidth abuse increases hosting cost forcing sponsorship or shutdown. This server aggressively defends against automated copying for any reason including offline viewing, duplication, etc... Please respect this requirement and DO NOT RIP THIS SITE. Questions?
Please DO link to this page! Digg it! / MAKE! / 

<A HREF="http://www.piclist.com/techref/dns.htm"> DNS</A>

After you find an appropriate page, you are invited to your to this massmind site! (posts will be visible only to you before review) Just type in the box and press the Post button. (HTML welcomed, but not the <A tag: Instead, use the link box to link to another page. A tutorial is available Members can login to post directly, become page editors, and be credited for their posts.


Link? Put it here: 
if you want a response, please enter your email address: 
Attn spammers: All posts are reviewed before being made visible to anyone other than the poster.
Did you find what you needed?

  PICList 2017 contributors:
o List host: MIT, Site host massmind.org, Top posters @20171213 RussellMc, Van Horn, David, Sean Breheny, James Cameron, alan.b.pearce, IVP, Neil, Bob Blick, David C Brown, John Gardner,
* Page Editors: James Newton, David Cary, and YOU!
* Roman Black of Black Robotics donates from sales of Linistep stepper controller kits.
* Ashley Roll of Digital Nemesis donates from sales of RCL-1 RS232 to TTL converters.
* Monthly Subscribers: Gregg Rew. on-going support is MOST appreciated!
* Contributors: Richard Seriani, Sr.
 

Welcome to www.piclist.com!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  .