SiteFailover FAQ

SiteFailover FAQ

Q: How do I sign up for SiteFailover?

You must have either LoadDNS Deluxe or Enterprise to utilize SiteFailover.  LoadDNS Deluxe comes with one SiteFailover monitor.  LoadDNS Enterprise comes with 5 monitors to use across all of your domains.  Additional monitors can be purchased with both packages.  You can buy them individually or in bulk.   

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Q: Does a 30 day free trial come with SiteFailover?

Yes.  A 30 day free trial comes with both LoadDNS Deluxe and Enterprise.  You must have one of those services to utilize SiteFailover.  One monitor comes with Deluxe and five monitors come with Enterprise.

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Q: How does SiteFailover work?

SiteFailover ensures your company's Web site is always available. We monitor your mission-critical Web sites and/or servers from up to 14 geographically dispersed points utilizing industry-standard applications and protocols including:

  • HTTP/HTTP(s)
  • POP3
  • IMAP
  • SMTP
  • TCP

If we identify that your site/server is unavailable, SiteFailover automatically adjusts your DNS to eliminate unresponsive server(s) from the zone file and re-routes incoming traffic to an alternate location. As always, our notification system will notify you when any changes have been made.

Our proven methodology ensures that your Web sites/servers are always available. Unlike other monitoring and failover solutions, SiteFailover is fully integrated with our world-class managed DNS service and provides a 100% uptime guarantee.

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Q: How many SiteFailover monitors do I get with LoadDNS Deluxe?

With LoadDNS Deluxe we provide 1 SiteFailover monitor for each domain that has this level of service.  Additional monitors can be purchased individually or in bulk at a discounted rate per monitor.  If you are interested in additional monitors you can view the pricing table here.

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Q: How many SiteFailover monitors do I get with LoadDNS Enterprise?

With LoadDNS Enterprise we provide 5 SiteFailover monitors across all of the domains that has this level of service.  Additional monitors can be purchased individually or in bulk at a discounted rate per monitor.  If you are interested in additional monitors you can view the pricing table here.

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Q: Why is SiteFailover better then other monitoring solutions?

SiteFailover is the most robust and flexible failover service of any DNS provider on the market today and here is why:

  • We monitor your mission-critical web sites and/or servers from up to 14 geographically dispersed points.
  • You get the flexibility to choose which of our 14 locations you want to have monitor your Web sites and/or servers and also set the rules that notify you if there is a problem.
  • Geo-intelligent monitoring allows you to determine if you want most of your monitoring done from servers in United States or from all 14 worldwide locations.
These options works the same whether you are in Europe, Asia or anywhere else in the world.  SiteFailover ensures your company's Web site is always available.

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Q: Can I use SiteFailover with LoadDNS Basic?

Yes, but if you need Sitefailover it more cost effective to buy LoadDNS Deluxe.  If you are a Basic subscriber and are interested in SiteFailover 1 monitor comes with the Deluxe service and 5 with the Enterprise.  If you were to upgrade to deluxe the monitor that we include more than pays for the upgraded service. A Sitefailover monitor costs $5.00/month per monitor.

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Managed DNS, Redundant DNS, and Remotely Hosted DNS with LoadDNS 8.0

Managed DNS maximizes site and application uptime and responsiveness. Manage all DNS records and take advantage of SiteFailover, Directional DNS, IP Anycast DNS, DNS Load balancingWeb forwarding and URL forwarding with Managed DNS Enterprise and Deluxe. Businesses seeking a low cost hosted DNS solution should take a look at Managed DNS Basic. LoadDNS is remotely hosted, which means no software to install or hardware to maintain. With DNS servers located around the world, an easy to use Web interface, and full control over zone files, LoadDNS is the top choice for hosted DNS. Designed to handle millions of queries, LoadDNS can seamlessly scale with your growing business. Looking for the best partner program on the web, become an affiliate and earn 50% commissions.