Re: (nearly) dynamic DNS update
> > 1 Is there a dynDNS provider, who has a longer, configurable
> > ping interval?
> I use Dyndns, http://www.dyndns.org , which actually discourages constant
> updates from the same IP. I think, though, you do need to update at least
> once every 30
> days or so.
This is great. I hadn't realised that such providers exist, my experience
has been with thos that expect you to keep "pinging" them.
> > 2 Is there some DNS update package, that can signal my
> > always up server, running BIND, which can update its table?
> > (preferred)
> Not sure about updating a local DNS, as no one but you could use it
> anyway, since your IP changes constantly.
I was thinking of allowing updates from everywhere, actually. Not secure,
but hope to get lost in the anonymity of a million domains.
> To update Dyndns, I use a
> package called ez-ipupdate, which runs as a daemon to check for ip
> changes, and automatically fires off an update to Dyndns. Not sure about
> the URL for that, but they do have a link to it on Dyndns' site.
ez-ipupdate is debianized, in unstable.
Thanks, I believe this will work.