[lug] Secondary DNS with bind and rsync

Hugh Brown hugh at math.byu.edu
Mon Jul 24 14:52:25 MDT 2006

On Mon, 24 Jul 2006, Jason Vallery wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is anyone aware of a howto that documents setting up a secondary DNS server
> that mirrors the primary?  My initial thought would be to use rsync to
> mirror the zone files, however I thought perhaps there was a better solution
> out there.  This would be for about 10 separate domain names, so not just
> one zone file.
> Thanks
> -Jason


I'm assuming you are using bind.  If so, it has the capabilities to do
master/slave service.  You can specify which hosts the master will talk to
slaves for, etc.


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