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Re: DNS agent for dynamic IP addresses

On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 17:09 -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> Most consumer grade ISPs (cable ISPs, aDSL) use DHCP, so you have no
> guarantee you'll have the same IP address five minutes after you get it.

Sure you do, DHCP doesn't change your IP unless you release it or you're
using an especially craptastic ISP.  You might want to read up on how
DHCP works before saying something like that.

> I prefer to host my own DNS on my own server, if only to keep my memory of
> how to configure BIND relatively fresh.  Does anyone know of a similar agent
> that pairs with a daemon I can run on my DNS server, to track the IP address
> of my own laptop and desktop boxes and point subdomain1.finknetwork.com and
> subdomain2.finknetwork.com to them?

dyndns.org does that, too.

Paul Johnson

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