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DNS Cluster

Discussion in 'Bind/DNS/Nameserver' started by Giannis, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. Giannis

    Giannis Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2005
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    I would like to have an opinion on DNS Cluster setup.
    Currently i have 2 cpanelDnsOnly servers on 2 different locations and all servers are under them.
    For redudancy reasons i was thinking to make the DNS 4.
    My question is:
    What is better solution to do:
    1. make two other nameservers installing two new cpanelonly servers (have now ns1 and ns2 add also ns3 and ns4) in two other locations and have for all hosted accounts 4 nameservers spreded in 4 different locations?
    2. install two other dnsonly servers and setup each existing nameserver to listen to 2 ips in different locations? So for ns1 will be 2 servers and for ns2 two other server in different locations.

    Thank you.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    I suggest implementing the first option. Direct links from the hosting servers are more efficient.

    Thank you.
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