[Dnsmasq-discuss] setting up dynamic DNS?
adam.ant at cyberspaceroad.com
Wed Sep 12 00:38:47 BST 2007
xerces8 on 11/09/07 08:42, wrote:
> Adam Hardy <adam.ant at cyberspaceroad.com> wrote :
>> PS here are the files for reference if they help:
>> isengard:~# cat /etc/hosts
>> 127.0.0.1 localhost
>> 192.168.0.2 isengard.localdomain.net isengard
> 1.) .net is an official TLD. Do not make up nonregistered names in it.
> Use names that were created for this purpose. See RFC 2606, quoting :
> To safely satisfy these needs, four domain names are reserved as
> listed and described below.
That is surprising. I chose 'localdomain.net' thinking it would somehow or other
something I was meant to do.
I now just have 'localdomain' as my domain name, and it works happily.
Does this mean I don't actually need a TLD part at all?
> Again, I recommend using a Windows client for tests, because :
> - it works
> - it is simple
> When it works, you can go and set up the other clients.
I will be testing with windows when I try getting samba up and running.
Hopefully it will work and be simple then too!
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