Can i set up bind9 with dynamic ip?
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Mon May 24 00:02:46 UTC 2010
In article <mailman.1584.1274629287.21153.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:
> > It's a pppoe connection.
> > The ip address is changed almost every time i start the computer.
> > Can i set up bind9 with this ip(not static/broadband ip address)?
> It'll be a hack. But you *could* in principle restart bind every time
> the address changes, to get it to listen to the new address. And then
> you'd also have to change the A records for whatever NS records are
> pointing to the zones on this name server. Don't expect this to work
Every hour BIND scans the network interfaces and updates the addresses
that it listens on to match. You can control this frequency with the
interface-interval configuration option.
Maybe there's also an rndc command that will cause it to re-scan.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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