Microsoft "Dynamic DNS"

Gary Gatten Ggatten at
Sat Sep 19 21:17:57 UTC 2009

I'm pretty sure DDNS is an RFC, I'm sure FBSD supports it.  WINS is different altogether.

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Subject: Re: Microsoft "Dynamic DNS"

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 1:36 AM, stan <stanb at> wrote:
> My Windows laptop for instance, may get different IP addresses using DHCP
> depending on what physical location I connect it in. but it's always the
> same DNS name.
> Can anyone sugest where to look for information as to how this works, and
> how I cna make my FreeBSD machine participate in this?

Am not very familiar with it, but is it using WINS by any chance? No
idea on how to get it working on FreeBSD though.
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