From: Martin List-Petersen (martin_at_list-petersen.se)
Date: Thu 11 Dec 2003 - 22:24:12 GMT
On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 23:38, Holger Rabbach wrote:
> >I know that you mentioned bind specifically... But we also looked at
> >PowerDNS, and while we liked the functionality... We were really
> >concerned with how well a DNS that serves directly from a database
> >(MySQL) would scale and maintain the level of uptime we desired. (Not to
> >take anything away from PowerDNS, I hear it is a good dns server.)
> in my experience, it's very stable. I've been running it with about 400
> Domains as both primary and secondary DNS. Today I actually restarted the
> primary DNS for the first time in more than 4 months, and that was due to a
> configuration change to the vserver. I do admit, though, that the MySQL
> it's using is highly performance optimized and has about 1GB of memory to
> play with at all times, so I don't know what it would be like with a small
> MySQL installation...
I actually wrote a management interface, that also can manage PowerDNS
(mySQL) with powerdns(BIND) or BIND slaves.
It's a whole lot more than just a DNS manager but it would also work as
Slave's are automatically fetching their configuration changes from the
This can be found at http://www.ispworks.org . Have a look. It might be
martin at list-petersen dot se
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