Adding Secondary and Multi-DNS Patterns to Your Infrastructure - Download White Paper (PDF)

Adding Secondary and Multi-DNS Patterns to Your Infrastructure

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Supplemental DNS services help to improve the performance, security, and reliability of DNS infrastructures.

The best DNS service providers will offer a robust core network, maximum scalability, ease of use and provisioning, expansion as needed, combined connectivity from the various provider, and full frontal support.

There are different ways to add a supplementary DNS service to an existing DNS infrastructure. Three of the most common are:

Traditional Primary-Secondary is easy to deploy and acts as the master service from a DNS management perspective.

Hidden Master Secondary offers added security and are deployed behind the corporate firewall while a secondary option serves traffic.

Primary-Primary allows both services to manage DNS records and receive traffic while supporting advanced supplementary service features.

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