Service updating external DNS with Rancher services records
cjellick Merge pull request #109 from janeczku/fix-rfc2136-large
Fix issue with too large DNS messages
Latest commit b7c5864 Aug 9, 2018

README.md

external-dns

Service updating external DNS with records generated by Rancher. Initial version comes with Route53 support; pluggable provider model makes it easy to implement other providers later.

Design

  • external-dns gets deployed as a Rancher service containerized app. It enables all other services belonging to the same environment, to be registered to exteral DNS.

  • external-dns service would be periodically fetching info from rancher-metadata server, compare it with the data returned by DNS provider, and propagate the changes to DNS provider.

  • Every service will get a domain name in a following format:

<service_name>.<stack_name>.<environment_name>.<root_domain> {record set}

"root_domain" is a user set env var on external-dns service; record set - host ip addresses where service is deployed.

Example: service "foo" in stack "bar" belongs to environment "baz" has containers deployed on host1 and host2. Root_domain is set to "qux.com":

foo.bar.baz.qux.com [host1.ip, host2.ip]

Contact

For bugs, questions, comments, corrections, suggestions, etc., open an issue in rancher/rancher.

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License

Copyright (c) 2015 Rancher Labs, Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.