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[Rage4 DNS] New Partner promo

gbshousegbshouse Member, Provider
edited January 2014 in Offers

Hi Gals and Lads

Few providers asked me here about our current partner packages so here we go ...

Rage4 Networks specialize in delivering complex networking solutions, software engineering and consultancy services.

Anycast DNS for your business

  • more than 35 locations across the World, on all continents except Antarctica,

  • own dual stack anycast network (AS198412, AS61163),

  • powerful GeoDNS,

  • failover support,

  • real time usage tracking,

  • vanity NS support,

  • dedicated anycast IP with custom revDNS entry,

  • DNSSEC,

  • flexible API,

  • sub-accounts support.

Rage4 DNS offers amazing feature set combined with low TCO (even 0.01€ per domain/month) - go ahead and offer your customers all the best!

Pick one of the Rage4 Partner packages or use pay-as-you-go billing mode:

Rage4 Partner 25 - 25€/month for each 100 domains without request limits

Rage4 Partner 50 - 50€/month for each 200 domains without request limits

Rage4 Partner 100 - 100€/month for each 500 domains without request limits

All current LET/LEB users can benefit 5% discount from prices above (just provide us your username/nick)

For order and consultancy contact us via email office [ at ] gbshouse.com

Our service has been trusted by dozens of web hosting companies, DCs, ISPs including Italian hosting giant Prometeus.

Cheers

Peter

Comments

  • deployvmdeployvm Member, Provider
    edited January 2014

    Nevermind. Checked your network map

  • Prices look great for what you get, will use Rage4 partner program for a planned project.

  • What's your relationship with Softlayer?

    It looks like ns1.r4ns.com and ns2.r4ns.com perform an extra lookup through Softlayer's infrastructure rather then using glue records.

  • gbshousegbshouse Member, Provider

    NickW said: What's your relationship with Softlayer?

    none, we use it for all our domains (aka "do not put all your eggs into one basket")

  • gbshouse said: none, we use it for all our domains (aka "do not put all your eggs into one basket")

    But all of your eggs are on one basket at the moment - Softlayer's. If their DNS went down then so would ns1.r4ns.com and ns2.r4ns.com - it's also causing a slight performance hit because you have to do an extra lookup at Softlayer to resolve your ns1 or ns2.

    Why aren't their IPs in glue records like they should be?

  • gbshousegbshouse Member, Provider

    @NickW - the glue records should be there (at least were there last time I've checked)

  • NickWNickW Member
    edited January 2014

    gbshouse said: @NickW - the glue records should be there (at least were there last time I've checked)

    Definately not.

    # dig ns1.r4ns.com @a.gtld-servers.net
    
    ; <<>> DiG 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.6 <<>> ns1.r4ns.com @a.gtld-servers.net
    ;; global options: +cmd
    ;; Got answer:
    ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 10585
    ;; flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 4
    ;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available
    
    ;; QUESTION SECTION:
    ;ns1.r4ns.com.                  IN      A
    
    ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
    r4ns.com.               172800  IN      NS      ns2.softlayer.com.
    r4ns.com.               172800  IN      NS      ns1.softlayer.com.
    
    ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
    ns2.softlayer.com.      172800  IN      AAAA    2607:f0d0:0:f:2::1
    ns2.softlayer.com.      172800  IN      A       67.228.255.5
    ns1.softlayer.com.      172800  IN      AAAA    2607:f0d0:0:f:1::1
    ns1.softlayer.com.      172800  IN      A       67.228.254.4
    
    ;; Query time: 179 msec
    ;; SERVER: 2001:503:a83e::2:30#53(2001:503:a83e::2:30)
    ;; WHEN: Wed Jan 22 14:02:31 2014
    ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 164
    

    At the moment most requests to your nameservers will first require querying Softlayer's DNS to get your anycast IPs. Instead, you should have them registered in glue and delegate ns1.r4ns.com and ns2.r4ns.com as authoritative servers.

  • gbshousegbshouse Member, Provider
    edited January 2014

    @NickW - the glue for r4ns.com itself is not necessary as r4ns.com doesn't use NS within the same zone

    Example for one of our customers - as you can see the "Additional section" with glue records is there

    ; <<>> DiG 9.8.1-P1 <<>> vpsboard.com @k.gtld-servers.net NS
    ;; global options: +cmd
    ;; Got answer:
    ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 10051
    ;; flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 3
    ;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available
    
    ;; QUESTION SECTION:
    ;vpsboard.com.                  IN      NS
    
    ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
    vpsboard.com.           172800  IN      NS      ns1.r4ns.com.
    vpsboard.com.           172800  IN      NS      ns2.r4ns.com.
    
    ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
    ns1.r4ns.com.           172800  IN      A       176.124.112.100
    ns2.r4ns.com.           172800  IN      A       176.124.113.200
    ns2.r4ns.com.           172800  IN      AAAA    2a00:dd80:fb80::200
    
    ;; Query time: 34 msec
    ;; SERVER: 192.52.178.30#53(192.52.178.30)
    ;; WHEN: Wed Jan 22 20:45:50 2014
    ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 131</pre>
    
  • @gbshouse said:
    NickW - the glue for r4ns.com itself is not necessary as r4ns.com doesn't use NS within the same zone

    You are correct, my apologies!

    I'm used to seeing my query above respond with my glue zones since I have the NS in the same zone.

    HOWEVER, the extra query will happen on all TLDs other than .com and .net

    The way it is now, if Softlayer DNS goes down, only .com and .net will remain working, making a single point of failure, extra expense (Softlayer bill) and an extra lookup. There is no point in having your r4ns.com domain set up like this as you gain no redundancy from this domain being outside of your system.

  • gbshousegbshouse Member, Provider

    @NickW - Softlayer is also using anycast and they have level of quality similar to Rage4. I'm not going to discuss our internal decisions regarding architecture and setup.

  • woo dnssec, good job!

  • I tried to switch to your company by setting vanity dns. I was able to do it with limited support and technical documentation. However, I wasn't happy with some routing and dns look up time. Trying your service just confirmed to me that DNSMadeEasy was easier, better and simpler to predict future cost. Also, I'm in the states and I avoid buying something in terms of Euro. I will consider it in the future. :)

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