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DNS Made Easy supports using DNS Failover and System Monitoring services independantly of one another. When you configure DNS Failover [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/9/12/how-do-i-configure-the-dns-fa...
DNS Made Easy supports DNS Failover with Global Traffic Director [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/global-traffic-director/configure-gtd-dns-failover/]. DNS Failover with Global Traffic Director [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/global-traffic-director/] is used to ...
DNS Made Easy supports DNS Failover with Round Robin [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/dns-failover/configure-dns-failover/configure-dns-failover-round-robin/]. DNS Failover with round robin [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/managed-dns/records/round-robin] is used...
The DNS Failover [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/dns-fail-over-system-monitoring/] service is best for web services and application services. Failover can only be configured on A records, so if your DNS services are set up such that your MX records [http://he...
DNS Failover and System Monitoring services [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/dns-fail-over-system-monitoring/] can be configured on a template [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/98/0/how-do-templates-work] to ...
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 at another location. This service can also b...
To disable DNS Failover/System Monitoring on a template [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/98/0/how-do-templates-work], access the Advanced - Templates menu of the control panel and select the template wi...
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 at another location. This service can also b...
The TTL [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/8/0/what-is-the-minimum-ttl-that-i-can-set] of a record using failover services [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/dns-fail-over-system-monitoring/] affects how long it...
DNS Made Easy's System Monitoring service [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/dns-fail-over-system-monitoring/] checks on a two (2) to four (4) minute monitoring window from four different geographical locations. This frequency is unfortunately not customizable. ...
Is there any firewall present on your network that could be blocking connections from our monitoring locations? Since we aggressively monitor these systems (usually once every 100 seconds or less) many firewalls can often start to block our connections si...
Internet Explorer 4.x and later versions modify how DNS host entries are cached by decreasing the default time-out (TTL [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/8/0/what-is-the-minimum-ttl-that-i-can-set]) valu...
The "sensitivity" option in DNS Failover [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/dns-fail-over-system-monitoring/] allows administrators to specify how many checks the DNS Made Easy system monitoring servers should perform against a host when a failure is detected. T...
If you have a firewall present on your network, it can blocking connections from DNS Made Easy Failover/System Monitoring servers. Since we aggressively monitor these any systems (usually once every 100 seconds or less) set up with this service, many fir...