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Re: Who admins DNS?

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,"Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: "Robert Treat" <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,<pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>,<josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Who admins DNS?
Date: 2006-09-11 07:25:55
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joshua D. Drake [mailto:jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com] 
> Sent: 10 September 2006 21:05
> To: Magnus Hagander
> Cc: Dave Page; Robert Treat; pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org; 
> josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-www] Who admins DNS?
> > 
> > I'm *sure* they provide delegation of subdomain, given the customers
> > that they have. AFAIK, UltraDNS is a professional *enterprise* DNS
> > hoster. But I can be wrong on that ;)
> > 
> > The more interesting question to ask is do they have an API for
> > dynamically updating the DNS records. (Maybe just dynamic-dns? If
> > security is configure dproperly, that should work, no?) If 
> it's an API
> > we can use, then it can definitly still be a win.

Even if they do, it doesn't eliminate the point of failure that went
last time - the zone file generation script.

> If we are seriously interested in this, CMD is a long term 
> customer of 
> theirs. I would be happy to call and see what type of 
> accomodations they 
> would be willing to make for us.

I don't believe there's any real need thanks. This is the first DNS
screw up in over 10 years, and was one I don't expect will be made
again. Moving to a whole new provider will undoubtedly cause more pain
for little, if any gain.

Regards, Dave.

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