To have a Secondary DNS service is really recommended. It means the redundancy you need and more attractive benefits. Don’t worry if you still don’t know what it is about! We have a complete guide to Secondary DNS service for you to know everything!
What is a Secondary DNS service?
Secondary DNS is an extra service you can add to your Primary DNS. It supplies an additional network of name servers for storing copies of the zone file with the DNS records of your domain. These servers can automatically copy the Primary DNS zone file and provide extra points of presence (PoPs) for your domain. This way, the users will definitely resolve your domain quicker. Even if your Primary DNS experiences downtime! Great, isn’t it?
The Secondary DNS service is also called Backup DNS or Slave DNS. In addition, something essential to know is that the it doesn’t allow modifications on DNS records because it only stores copies. Changes can be made just on your Primary DNS.