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Re: Help me setup dynamic DNS server address.

On Mon, Oct 19, 1998 at 12:14:07PM -0500, john@dhh.gt.org wrote:
> Noam Gordon writes:

Umm, that should be "> Lee Bradshaw writes:"

> > They probably don't really _change_ the nameserver addresses
> > dynamically. So add these servers to your /etc/resolv.conf file and
> > things should work.
> Yes, but I would still like to support this 'dynamic' assignment of
> nameservers transparently.  I could call nslookup from pppconfig, but that
> seems like a kludge and will lead to mysterious failures if the ISP ever
> does change nameservers.  I have neither Win95 nor an isp who uses 'dynamic
> DNS'.  Does anyone out there know how it works?
> -- 
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I think the ppp documentation says something about win95 support for
getting the nameserver at ppp initialization. It also says this will
probably never be supported with linux.

Can you run bind/named and bypass the isp altogether?

Lee Bradshaw                 lee@sectionIV.com (preferred)
Alantro Communications       lee@alantro.com

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