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cPanel DNS cluster – The Pros and the Cons!

A slow website can harm your business as much as a broken site – And you wouldn’t want either of these to happen to you!

That’s where clusters and High Availability setup helps.

As part of our Dedicated Support Services, we configure and maintain High availability clusters for our customers who are web hosts.

A commonly configured one is the cPanel DNS cluster.


What causes ‘Named Failed’ errors in your server and how to fix it

What causes ‘Named Failed’ errors in your server and how to fix it

Failed to start service : Failed to start BIND : Starting named: [FAILED]

This is a commonly seen errors in web servers, when your DNS service fails to start. As DNS is vital for your websites to resolve, ‘named failed’ obviously means your websites have gone down too.


Reliable, scalable DNS – How DNS clustering and Centralized name servers resulted in fast, scalable and fault tolerant DNS service

The mood was upbeat. It was our weekly business review with a web host we support. Server improvements had resulted in zero service downtimes, and zero customer complaints on service reliability. It was time to figure out how to improve the infrastructure even further, and for that, we looked at the support requests.

Support requests give a gold mine of information on how customers are perceiving the service. Happy customers do not open trouble tickets. So, all support requests are a potential pointer to a system or process improvement. So, we started by looking at the top reasons for support tickets.

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