Software DNS hghi availability and load balancer solution

Paul Graydon paul at paulgraydon.co.uk
Tue Jan 18 20:25:28 CST 2011


On 01/18/2011 07:42 AM, Sergey Voropaev wrote:
> Does any one know software sollutions (free is preferable) like as cisco GSS
> and F5 BIG-IP? The main point is that DNS-server (or dns server plugin) must
> be able to monitor server availability (for example by TCP connect) and from
> DNS-reply depends on it.
>
> I know that it is possible by BIND with set of script. But we are trying to
> find more usable solution with frendly interface.
>
> Thanks a lot.
If you want to get fancy you could try an Anycast DNS setup, using GNU's 
Zebra tool to automatically alter routing tables. 
http://www.netlinxinc.com/netlinx-blog/45-dns/118-introduction-to-anycast-dns.html

Paul




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