[Pdns-users] Best practice

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Thu Apr 1 19:50:26 UTC 2004

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 10:00:35AM +0000, WipeOut wrote:

> In this case is it better to move to a master/slave setup and use 
> PowerDNS to actually do the zone transfers between the two systems? I am 
> guessing that the primary sends out change notifications to the 
> secondary when zone changes are made to the MySQL DB..

> I guess MySQL replication could be used but I think that it would be far 
> more difficult to get working securely over the internet based on my 
> skill levels.. Compared to getting PowerDNS to do it.. Unless the 
> general feeling is that MySQL replication is the only way to go for 
> whatever reason..

I really like MySQL replication, and you can easily make it secure to boot.
But both ways work fine.

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