What is Failover?

Failover is a DNS record configuration that automatically updates records based on resource availability. Meaning, if you have a record that points www.yourdomain.com to the IP address 120.0.0.1 and have failover enabled; if 120.0.0.1 is unavailable, the IP address will … Continued

How to Set Up DNS Failover

The DNS Failover service from DNS Made Easy is used to keep sites and web services online in the event of system or network issues. This is done by moving DNS traffic to another IP address that you have running … Continued

Configure DNS Failover with a Template

Using DNS Failover with a template allows you to use a single failover record for multiple domains that share the same configuration. This is accomplished by setting up a template with a record set for the domains and setting up … Continued

Configure DNS Failover with Round Robin

What is round robin? For an explanation of round robin configuration, please visit our tutorial here. What is DNS Failover? The DNS Failover service from DNS Made Easy is used to keep sites and web services online in the event … Continued

Configure GTD with DNS Failover

The Global Traffic Director gives clients the ability to geographically respond to queries differently based on region. It is useful is you have multiple different servers located around the world and you want to direct your traffic to the closest … Continued