looking for a secondary.

Bill Campbell freebsd at celestial.com
Wed Dec 17 05:33:24 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008, Gary Kline wrote:
>On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 09:20:59PM -0500, Matt Emmerton wrote:
>> >On Tuesday, December 16, 2008, at 02:42PM, "Gary Kline" 
>> ><kline at thought.org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>i was recently informed that the firm that bought secondary.com is going 
>> >>to
>> >>begin charging $100/mo.  i nearly choked on that, but whatever...  i'm
>> >>looking for an *.org who does DNS secondaries free oe nearly so.  i know
>> >>there is at least one place, but it's been years.
>> >
>> >Not free, but nearly so:
>> >http://www.dyndns.com/services/dns/secdns/
>> >
>> >$17.50/year = $1.46/month...
>> Other options include: http://www.backupdns.com/index.html
>> $0.80/month/zone for a small number of zones.
>> Or http://www.zoneedit.com
>> They will host DNS (primary and/or secondary) for 5 zones, free of charge 
>> (subject to bandwidth).
>	well, i've certainly asked more ignorant q's, so hrer goes:
>	what is a ``zone''?  i do my own dns and have since 04/2001.
>	thought.org is my one domain, altho i've got several virtual 
>	websites.  
>	a number of people have offered to be my secondary, something that 
>	warms me to the core.  this happened once before--i needed a secondary
>	and had to scramble.  like to take care of it before something 
>	else happened!  --i'm rambling, sorry.  
>	again, a Zone is?

A zone file has all DNS records related to a domain.

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