[Pdns-users] Best practice

WipeOut wipe_out at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Mar 8 10:00:35 UTC 2004

What is the generally accepted best practice for running multiple 
PowerDNS servers?

Let me try and explain, Obviously at least 2 servers are needed.. If 
those two servers are on the same network then they could query the same 
MySQL DB but I would think it would be better to locate the servers on 
different networks meaning that the same MySQL DB would not be availible 
to both servers..

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..


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