BIND 9 on a dynamic ip address
Ryan J. Cavicchioni
ryan at confabulator.net
Sun Apr 10 14:16:29 PDT 2005
All I am really looking to do is learn DNS and BIND as well as host my
own local DNS server for faster DNS lookups within my home network.
Would using the invalid LAN domain have any negative afters on my web or
ftp server? I am really new at BIND, sorry if I seem clueless. Thank you
for taking the time to help me out.
> Ryan J. Cavicchioni wrote:
>> Thank you for the replies. Ash, can I use my dynamic dns hostname as
>> the domain which actually points to my network? Would that still be
>> Ash wrote:
> You can use your dynamic host name as the domain, however I'm not
> really sure why you would want to. By definition dynamic domain names
> change; Why would you want to reconfigure your DNS server
> configuration files as well as all of your hosts every time your ISP
> assigns a new IP/host name to you?
> I don't see any advantage in using your dynamic host name over an
> invalid TLD. What are the goals that you are trying to resolve by
> using your dynamic host name as your local LAN's domain name? Perhaps
> we can come up with a solution that requires less work, but still
> addresses your concerns.
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