[Pdns-users] Backup resolution

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Thu Apr 1 19:38:43 UTC 2004

On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 08:20:53AM +0100, Markus Welsch wrote:
> >    I want the ability to have a backup MySQL backend server used, in 
> >case my primary MySQL server goes down.

The suggestion is to have different nameservers for that purpose.
Determining if a database is down is in fact rather complicated.

> Well you could take a look at monit (http://www.tildeslash.com/monit/) 
> for the monitoring part. Here you can specify a start script - which 
> could be a "fake" start script that in fact just changes the pdns.conf 
> (making use of cat and sed) and then restarts it using the real startup 
> script.

This would work too. Much recommended.

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