Secondary DNS or BSD Server space

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at
Fri Dec 19 03:51:37 UTC 2008

i have space on a freebsd system in the states, i could do secondary for
anybody, and we could create a new service, with a web based management
its plainly a dns backup for us and a backup secondary failover web site for
extremely low traffic, if you guys want to picth in, we can bring something

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Brett Glass <brett at> wrote:

> Everyone:
> We just got word that Neustar, which bought DNS service provider Nominum a
> few years ago,  is shutting down Nominum's "" service. The
> service used to provide secondary DNS for users' zones at no charge.
> I and the other users I know think it's reasonable for the
> company to charge a small but reasonable fee for the service instead of
> keeping it running for free. But alas, Neustar is getting greedy. The only
> alternative they offer is a $50-a-month "managed DNS" service, which we
> don't want or need. (We're fine maintaining our own master servers and
> zones; we just need a slave to use as a secondary.) So, we're looking for
> alternatives.
> Does anyone on this list know of a good, BSD-based service which offers
> reasonably priced secondary DNS? Or reasonably priced servers at a server
> farm, where I and others can set up a secondary DNS server?
> --Brett Glass
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