[CS-FSLUG] What if DNS goes down?

sjm sjm.mlists at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 13:39:58 CDT 2009

 > ... of course, when I entered I got to
> a place-holder page for cPanel. So it's not a perfect method...
> At any rate, the short answer is: if you know the I.P. address of the
> web site then you don't need DNS -- but DNS does make it a lot easier!

As you saw, this doesn{t work reliably if there are virtual sites on a 
web server.  All the sites have the same IP address, but the webserver 
uses the name to know which site to display.


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