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 From:  Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at nkpanama dot com>
 To:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  Jonathan De Graeve <Jonathan dot De dot Graeve at imelda dot be>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] DNS - idea
 Date:  Mon, 30 Jan 2006 13:18:03 -0500
Ditto. I've always configured more complicated routers-servers-dhcp 
servers with 3 or 4 DNS's, because I've had one ISP's two main DNS 
servers fail simultaneously.

sai wrote:
> On 1/27/06, Jonathan De Graeve <Jonathan dot De dot Graeve at imelda dot be> wrote:
>   
>> I have the idea to change add a tertiary dns field for the dns servers.
>>
>> I had this situation:
>>
>> 2 dns server after checkpoint fw, fw went down for hotfix installations.
>>
>> Clients behind m0n0wall where still logged on but could surf anymore
>> since the 2dns servers where unreachable.
>>
>> I want to be able to handle the failure of 1 dns and also the failure of
>> the firewall.
>>
>> If nobody disagrees I will add this to the current devel tree
>>
>> J.
>>
>> --
>> Jonathan De Graeve
>> Network/System Administrator
>> Imelda vzw
>> Informatica Dienst
>> +32 15/50.52.98
>> jonathan dot de dot graeve at imelda dot be
>>
>> ---------
>>     
>
> the more the merrier ! I have had ISP provided DNS go down. Having 3
> or 4 DNS is always nice so you can use a back up DNS for when this
> happens.
>
> sai
>
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Alex Neuman van der Hans
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