Secondary DNS service
for backup and redundancy
The most obvious reason for having secondary DNS servers is
If one DNS server goes off-line because of maintenance or some disaster, the
other servers will continue serving requests for your domain names.
Having secondary DNS servers off-site provides even better
protection, since 2 servers on the same power-outlet or network connection could
easily be affected by the same disaster (power failure, network outage,
If you are connecting to the Internet with a cable or DSL modem,
you can easily run your own primary DNS server (for example with Simple
However, most domain registrars require at least two
DNS servers for each domain name.
By using this service, you will still have full control over your domain name(s)
on your primary DNS server.
Any changes or updates you make (on your primary server) are automatically and
instantly transferred to our secondary servers (through standard zone
It is extremely easy to add and change domains through our
Any changes you make take effect immediately - so don't be surprised to see a
zone transfer request from our server at the same instance you hit the Update
button on our site.
You can also "force" updates at any time through the web-interface.
We provide you with two secondary DNS servers - one in Dublin, Ireland and another in California, USA.
The DNS server software we use is Simple DNS Plus
running on Windows Server 2012 R2.
To use this service, you must already be running a primary DNS server supporting
standard DNS zone transfers (for example Simple DNS Plus, BIND, or Microsoft DNS
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