Dynamic DNS

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Fri Nov 17 01:50:36 UTC 2006

In article <eji1iu$24k0$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
 "voipfc" <voipfc at googlemail.com> wrote:

> I am now working with bind and would like to know if there are some
> tools tnat allow BIND9 zones to be updated.

Yes, the "nsupdate" command.

> >From what I understand BIND9 does not allow new records to be inserted,
> but I am not sure if that refers to new zones or new resource records
> for a zone.
> Can anyone clarify that?

It allows records to be added and removed from zones, but not the 
creation or removal of zones.

The server has to enable this feature, using the "allow-update" option 
in the named.conf file.

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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