Setting-up DNS via Cable Modem with Static IP
DBotham at OptimusSolutions.com
Wed Oct 20 20:57:15 UTC 2004
bind-users-bounce at isc.org wrote on 10/20/2004 02:13:06 PM:
> Hi all,
> I've been told by many that this is possible, but I'm having trouble
> seeing how to put the pieces together to get this going.
> I have a broadband cablemodem where my IP changes periodically (about
> once every 4-5 months generally). My broadband connection is rather
> rock solid, and AFAIK it hasn't gone down but maybe once or twice in
> the 2 years I've had it.
> Anyway, I want to use Bind to do my own DNS, but I'm not sure how to
> set it up. I can go through a service like dynip.com or another to
> get a domain name pointed to my home network, but from there I'm not
> sure what's next.
> Example, through a dynip-type service I can tie say mydomain.com to my
> home network. But how do I tie like ns1.mydomain.com and
> ns2.mydomain.com to my home network for DNS? Then if I want to do say
In practicality you don't. If the IP address(s) of your name servers
change on the order of 2 or three times a year you are not going to be
able to keep your parent updated with those changes. The IP address of
your name servers should static.
> ftp.mydomain.com or telnet.mydomain.com to seperate IP's, I take it
> this is where Bind comes into play, but again--- not sure how this all
> ties in to one another.
> I've read through Bind how-to's plus Googled this quite a bit, but
> I've yet to find the exact scenario I'm running into.
> Has anyone done this before? If so, I'd love a quick synopses or
> similar -- not really technical details, but maybe what services you
> used (if any) and basic steps you went through.
> Thanks in advance, and take care,
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