Dynamic DNS and Slave Servers
cbuxton at menandmice.com
Thu Jun 18 21:23:07 UTC 2009
On Jun 18, 2009, at 9:10 AM, Joseph S D Yao wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 07:50:49AM -0700, Chris Buxton wrote:
>> Yes. Once a zone is dynamic, you're no longer allowed to edit the
>> file directly (unless you make it static again, for example by use of
> For which reason, of course, dynamic data should always be in a
> subdomain from static data, which may someday need to be updated.
> Apologies if this was obvious. There exist people for whom it was
As a DNS trainer, I can tell you that nothing is obvious to everyone.
With dynamic DNS, until you've done it a few times, it's just magic
That said, while there is something to be said for sandboxing as you
describe, it's also quite valuable to learn to use nsupdate. Or get/
write yourself a tool to make it all transparent.
Men & Mice
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