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lawman

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Msg#: 627 posted 11:19 pm on Sep 11, 2001 (gmt 0)

My server is down - no access to domain, email, or stats server. The host hasn't got it figured out yet (located in Seattle). I know this happens from time to time. Is there a way that I can set up a domain at another host with the same content, and have a user directed to the second host/domain if the first host/domain is down?

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oilman

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Msg#: 627 posted 4:54 pm on Sep 12, 2001 (gmt 0)

The problem arises in that the first server would have to redirect to the second and if the first server is down...

you could set up a third server with a script to ping the other servers and choose one but if that server went down...

I'm not by any means a server expert but generally the reduncy has to be built into the original system (I believe)

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