Archive for the ‘DNS’ Category

Today we are going over one of the fundamental aspects of administering a DNS infrastructure, that is maintaining consistency across multiple replicas.  The simplest method of accomplishing this is to have a master/slave relationship.  Essentially you have a read-write (master) copy and a read-only (slave) copy of the zone.  The slave looks to the master […]

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 06:00 | 0 comments
Categories: DNS, How To

Today I am going to document the process of install BIND in Solaris 11.  I am using a Solaris 11.1 zone for this task, though nothing in this is specific to zones, and it should work on previous versions of Solaris 11.  I have done this quite a few times and it is not a […]

Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 06:00 | 0 comments
Categories: DNS, How To, Solaris

In this article we will be using curl to interact with Rackspace’s Cloud DNS to manipulate resource records in zones which already exist.  For details on how to use curl against Rackspace’s Cloud DNS API please see part one in this series “Using Curl to Access Rackspace Cloud DNS” in part two I documented the […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To, Rackspace

In my previous post “Using Curl to Access Rackspace Cloud DNS” we documented the basics of authenticating with the Rackspace Cloud for use with the Beta DNS service they offer, as well as doing basic queries against this service.  Today we are going to focus on creating our first domain, which no doubt will offer […]

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To, Rackspace

Lately I have been looking at some cloud options for my more critical services, in this I have investigated Zerigo, Route 53, and Rackspace Cloud DNS.  Currently I have been focused on Rackspace DNS, since it is still free at this point, and frankly I’d rather not spend money on anything until I understand exactly […]

Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To, Rackspace
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