[techtalk] Setting up Dynamic DNS for ppp settings

Norma narmstr at netzero.net
Tue Feb 8 11:16:38 EST 2000

At 07:28 PM 2/6/00 +0200, you wrote:
>hi :)
>from the PPP-FAQ
>( I didnt know what Dynamic DNS was but now i do - we all learn )
>12.6 My provider wants to use a dynamic DNS address which is not the same with
>every connection. Yet, Linux wants just one address in the /etc/resolv.conf file.
>This works with Microsoft Windows 95, but how do I make it work with Linux?
>Run a local \cache-only\ nameserver on your own Linux system.
>Instructions on running the nameserver are in the Named-HOWTO. The only file
>which you need to obtain from the internet to enable the nameserver
>is the named.boot file. This is available from the ftp site at ds.internic.net.
>Then, use the address 127.1 as the address of the nameserver.
>You will need to create a named.boot file as well as a primary for a dummy domain
>which will hold your localhost name and a primary domain for the
>127 IP network. Again, instructions on how to do this are in the Named-HOWTO
>i hope this answers your question :)

Thanks for the reply.

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