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Offline tempus6

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DNS failover
« on: February 24, 2011, 06:11:52 pm »
I have searched high and low to figure out how tinydns failover works.  I have 2 WAN connections that serve web content to the internet.  I have tinydns answering requests for the domain no problem, but I can't figure out how to get tinydns to reply the A record for WAN1 if its up, and WAN2 if WAN1 is down.  Should be simple to set up but I can't get it to work and can't find even basic instructions.

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Re: DNS failover
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2011, 10:00:37 pm »
I'm looking for exactly this, but also have found nothing within pfsense which would allow this.

The best solution that I can come up with is to have a second instance of tinydns running, but the second one would not have a web interface.

These instructions seem like they would work, but I haven't tried them yet.

http://www.alpinelinux.org/w/index.php?title=Multiple_Instances_of_Services&oldid=4281