Originally it provided a free dynamic DNS service, which allowed users to have a subdomain that points to a computer with regularly changing IP addresses.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

13
votes
4answers
9k views

Set root domain record to be a CNAME

I need to create an NS record for a domain that is a CNAME, for the purpose of having two domains pointed at one IP, and not having to maintain the current IP address in two different places. The DNS ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

Advantages / disadvantages of having DynDNS access on a computer vs the router

I have a shiny new toy, a Cisco Wireless-N Gigabit Security Router with VPN (WRVS4400N). While looking through the instruction manual, I discovered that it had support for DynDNS built-in. We've ...
3
votes
2answers
707 views

BIND9, nsupdate and damn DDNS

I've scoured through so many HOWTO pages on DDNS to try and fix this... I'm at a loss. WorkstationX = CentOS 6.2 x64 ServerX = Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 I don't understand why it's not working... I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to point a subdomain to local server with dynamic IP

I see there are many related questions to this one, however the answers given seem to be a little vague for a novice like me. I've got a dedicated LAMP stack running Fedora 16 locally on my home ...
0
votes
1answer
969 views

SRV DNS Record with Custom Ports. Am I misunderstanding what SRV is supposed to do?

I have read up on SRV records, and thinking I understand what they are meant for, I want to achieve the following: In short: Bind a hostname to another hostname, but changing the port. I.e. Take ...