IIS Failover with DDNS

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by cocachris89, Aug 24, 2015.

  1. cocachris89

    cocachris89 MDL Senior Member

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    Hey everyone,

    I have a small website that I run from home using IIS 7.5 and No-IP DDNS service.

    How would I go about setting up another computer at a remote site (in friends house most likely) in case the main website would go down? Would it be possible with DDNS?
     
  2. trasher255

    trasher255 MDL Member

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    The simplest method would be to change DDNS manually as soon as your IP is no longer reachable.
    Maybe you can have a script running on your friends PC that pings your domain regularly and - if your domain is not reachable - starts a DDNS program which then points to your friends IP.