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  • From: Hunter 9999 <mail AT>
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  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] The .dyn zone is now available for testing
  • Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 22:44:01 +0200

This sounds very beautiful.


Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Hunter 9999

> Am 30.05.2014 um 20:50 schrieb Jeff Taylor <shdwdrgn AT>:
> For those that didn't hear, texnofobix has been busy with life and hasn't
> had the time to invest in setting up the .dyn zone for dynamic dns entries.
> Since a lot of other code I have written recently applied directly to the
> ddns setup, I thought I would take over the zone and try to get something
> moving.
> We should now be ready to start testing the new configuration. You may log
> in and register .dyn domains at http://reg.dyn/
> These domains will be very limited on what can be entered... You may put in
> A, AAAA, TXT, and RP records only. Near the top of the window you will see
> a URI line for registering your IP address. Domain names may be between
> 3-32 characters, and you may register up to 2 new domains every 7 days.
> If you are not familiar with DDNS -- the idea is that if you have a
> computer that changes IP often, but you want a dedicated hostname that you
> can use to reach it, you use DDSN. That computer sends a periodic signal
> to a server (in this case it will be the API server) which determines the
> current IP address and updates the information online. If I set up
> example.dyn to link to my home computer, then I could ping or ssh to
> example.dyn and it would link back to my computer. Note there would be
> short periods of pointing to the old address when your IP changes as it
> takes time for the DNS updates to propagate to all tier-1 servers.
> The intended use is as follows:
> - On the computer whose IP you wish to track, create a scheduled job that
> calls this URI (wget or curl would be typical). It should be called at
> least every time you boot your computer, and once a day to refresh the
> data. If your computer changes IP addresses frequently, you will want to
> run this more often. You do not need to save any output from calling the
> URI, but if you paste it into a browser you will see some status info (FAIL
> if your credentials are invalid, or your current IP address).
> - Renewing the IP will automatically renew registration of the domain name.
> As long as you keep using it, you will not need to manually renew.
> - DYN domains are only registered for 4 weeks (28 days). If you stop
> renewing your IP, you will receive a warning email 7 days before the domain
> expires. Either refresh your IP info again, or log in to http://reg.dyn/
> and manually renew the domain.
> Let me know if there are any questions, or if you see any bugs in the
> operation.
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