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I currently utilise a VPS for web hosting and I would like to set-up DNS clustering so that I no longer have a single point of failure. How can I do this?

Should I purchase 2 more VPS' and then have it so...

  1. web server with cPanel/WHM - ns1.domain.com
  2. DNS server with cPanel DNS only - ns2.domain.com
  3. DNS server with cPanel DNS only - ns3.domain.com

How would I do this? Is this the correct way? Sorry if I can't explain it properly, I'm having trouble explaining!

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Have you read docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/… ? If so, can you tell us what part of the instructions are unclear? Also note that having redundant DNS doesn't eliminate all single points of failure from your environment... –  voretaq7 Jun 24 '11 at 15:05

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I would suggest you to get another VPS with another provider. This gives you the possibility to redirect to domains in case your ISP is down.

Free DNS isn't really the secure way and also no reliability.

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