DNS Server Farm
En Sabah Nur
one at ensabahnur.net
Sun Aug 3 21:40:38 PDT 2003
Our company has inherited/bought an ISP outfit which has around 2
million subscribers. Among our first priority is to upgrade the DNS
service which has been abysmal according to the users
Can someone give me a head-start on a recommended configuration for such
DNS outlay which serves 2M+ dial-up users?
Are multiple Bind boxes with a hardware load-balancer sufficient and up
to the job? If so, which hardware solution (load-balancer) should I be
Most of the users' complains has been requests time-outs and bad
uptimes, which suggest bad load management and redundancy. As I am most
comfortable with FreeBSD, and I intend to deploy it across the boxes we
inherited with the deal. Having said that, we do have some Solaris
boxens which is lying around.
Any ideas and guides is greatly appreciated
En Sabah Nur <one at ensabahnur.net>
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