Register.com DNS outages

Michienne Dixon mdixon at nkc.org
Mon Nov 15 16:37:08 CST 2010


-----Original Message-----
From: esanborn at tsd-inc.com [mailto:esanborn at tsd-inc.com] 
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2010 7:09 AM
To: ml at kenweb.org; nanog at nanog.org
Subject: RE: Register.com DNS outages

Possibly, although register.com does not allow this. Maybe other DNS
hosting companies do...

-----Original Message-----
From: ML [mailto:ml at kenweb.org]
Sent: Sunday, November 14, 2010 10:59 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Register.com DNS outages

On 11/14/2010 10:20 PM, John Lightfoot wrote:
> My company uses register.com for DNS hosting and we were hit by its 
> troubles this weekend.  I know there are companies that offer backup 
> DNS services, but those seem to be aimed at companies that host their 
> own DNS, which we're not really interested in doing at this time.  Are

> there mainstream DNS hosting companies that allow customers to use a 
> second company for their backup DNS?  Does register.com allow this?
>


DYNDNS.com is a company that does what you are looking for, to a degree.
They provide a back-up DNS service but under the assumption that they
are backing up your server.  I should not be that difficult to setup
delegation with your primary DNS provider.

Why not just add multiple Names servers from multiple providers under
your Domain Registration?

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Michienne Dixon
Network Administrator
liNKCity
312 Armour Rd.
North Kansas City, MO  64116
www.linkcity.org
(816) 412-7990





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