Managing dynamic IP for subdomains using ZoneEdit.com
marc at storck.org
Fri Oct 4 01:13:36 UTC 2002
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At 20:28 03.10.2002 -0400, you wrote:
>I posted this four hours ago, and I still don't see it in the newsgroup. If
>it's there already, I apologize for this duplication.
>"Lee Grey" <news(at)option(removethis)insight(dot)com> wrote in message
> > Hi. I've got my dynamic IP address updating properly for each domain I
> > registered at ZoneEdit.com. I call http://dynamic.zoneedit.com with the
> > right zones parameter list, and all my domains get updated. This is
> > However, I want to create subdomains that also get updated by this call to
> > http://dynamic.zoneedit.com, but that's not happening. I've tried
> > them and having them get implicitly updated as part of the main domain.
> > example, suppose I have urlinone.com, www.urlinone.com, and
> > info.urlinone.com. Updating urlinone.com does not change the IP address
> > info.urlinone.com, although it DOES update www.urlinone.com. I've tried
> > explicitly updating info.urlinone.com by adding it to the zones list in
> > call to http://dynamic.zoneedit.com, but that returns an error, because
> > is not a registered zone.
> > So, I've come to the conclusion that I need either an A record, a CNAME
> > record, or a WebForward. However, the WebForward seems to lose the
> > subdomain information turning a request for info.urlinone.com into
> > www.urlinone.com, so I get the feeling what I need is a CNAME. However,
> > of this stuff is very new to me, and I'm hoping someone can tell me how to
> > set this up at ZoneEdit.com. I just want info.urlinone.com to get the
> > dynamic IP that urlinone.com and www.urlinone.com do. But the subdomain
> > information has to make it to my server, so that Apache can handle it
> > properly.
> > ZoneEdit's CNAME documentation has me very confused. I don't understand
> > the terminology, and I'm afraid I'm going to break something. Can someone
> > please help me understand what the proper way to configure this is?
> > Many thanks,
> > Lee Grey
> > Grey Matter
> > http://www.URLinOne.com
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