amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Tue Jul 5 15:32:40 MDT 2005
On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 03:17:53PM -0600, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> Interesting. I'm not sure dynamic dns is possible client side. Dynamic
> DNS was first pushed by microsoft, if I recall, and it involves updates
> to the DNS pushed by the dhcpd server, using information it received in
> the dhcp request from the client.
Like I said, I didn't realize that it could be done server side. We're
all learning things! :)
Back in the day (circa 1997), we had a PPP connection, and a dyndns
client would occasionally connect to some DNS server out there on the
internet and tell it what our current IP address was. It was very
handy. SCO++'s current cable router/WAP also has support for DDNS.
You can see a list of client programs at
and a list of servers at
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