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2 Master DNS zones?

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by atodea, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. atodea

    atodea Member

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    Hi,

    I have two cPanel servers in two different cities (Server A, Server B).
    For Email I use the Email on these servers but also GoDaddy Email and another Email from another provider.

    I want to use the most of the fact that I have 2 servers.
    I'm mostly interested in having the best solution for Domain 1 scenario.
    Domain 1
    www - Server A (almost updated replica on Server B)
    MX - GoDaddy, different provider
    Domain 2
    www - Server A (almost updated replica on Server B)
    MX - Server A

    Can I use master DNS on both of them?
    My idea is to do this:

    1. On both Servers:
    Account Functions > Create a New Account

    2. DNS Functions > Edit DNS Zone, MX Entry
    Server A: MX -> GoDaddy
    Server B: MX -> GoDaddy, www -> Server A

    If Server A is down I would manually edit www in Server B to point to the local (almost good) replica of the site.

    Would this be OK?
    Can I have 2 MASTER DNSs?

    Thanks
     
  2. atodea

    atodea Member

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    I made the configurations as described and checked with intoDNS and everything seemed perfect (except for reverse DNS which I don't think is that important)
     
  3. cPanelTristan

    cPanelTristan Quality Assurance Analyst
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    The reverse DNS does matter for MX records, but doesn't for website content. Since you are using GoDaddy for the MX records, the PTR (rDNS) records shouldn't matter much.
     
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