Windows Clients Dynamic Update

Karl Auer kauer at
Mon Feb 20 21:08:21 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 19:55 +0000, jules wrote:
> dynamic updates.  The general question - and what I'm confused about -
> is WHY these clients are attempting to contact a server that they
> shouldn't even know about.  Any ideas?

Is the server mentioned in the MNAME field of the SOA?

If so, the clients are saying "hm, I want to register my name. What zone
is it in? Ah,! OK, I'll look up the SOA for,
and go update my name with the server mentioned in the MNAME field..."

Otherwise I wouldn't have a clue...

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (w/h)                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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