[ILUG] Re: Dynamic DNS and Linux
james at banba.ucd.ie
Wed Oct 6 14:16:00 IST 1999
On Wed, Oct 06, 1999 at 01:15:53PM +0100, Mel wrote:
> Just mentioning this, I remember I say somewhere that Win2k used what they
> called dynamic dns which is a combination of a couple of rfcs. Now - the
> problem was with what happened when systems which depended on static dns
> (such as Linux) tried to operate in an environment where Win2K was the
> main server. The idea was that Linux would have trouble resolving names.
It doesn't (read: shouldn't) change the behaviour of resolution. It's a
new way of making modifications to the contents of a zone.
The first two paragraphs of the Abstract give a decent summary.
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