Updating the Active Failover Service

In order for monitoring to occur on your account, please make sure the IP addresses included here (https://manage.dynect.net/help/agents.html) can reach all your network endpoints.  The web page requires you to log on to Dyn’s Managed DNS.

1.  Click Overview or Manage DNS. Main menu bar
2.  Click Manage in the far right column for the zone where you want to update the Active Failover service.
3.  Click Services on the menu bar. Services tab
4.  Scroll to the Active Failover heading.  Active failover heading
5. Click Manage in the far right column for the Active Failover node you want to remove.
6. Use the Active Failover information in this document to edit or update the Active Failover form.  Select the Active Failover view section below and click the link for more information.
7. Scroll to the bottom of the Active Failover form and select Update Service.  Update service button

Once you have finished configuring the service and click on the ‘Update Service’ button; no user publish action is needed because the Failover service determines what DNS data to serve based on the service settings that you have entered and the results from the Monitoring agents.

Service Wide

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IP Address or FQDN

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Health Monitoring – Protocol Monitors

NOTE: If all fields are left at default for the HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, or TCP protocols, the measured system will display as ‘healthy’ or ‘online’ if it returns any return code. Adding contents to the Path field will require a 200 level return code for the measured system to display as ‘healthy’ or ‘online’.
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Failover Handling – Options

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