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I'm afraid I'm not a BIND expert although I've managed to setup my
home DNS server. Nothing fancy, just to serve as a LAN DNS redirector
for my home PCs.
Now I'm facing a much more complex task for which I'm asking the
help of this community:
I want to setup my DNS server to publicly serve a domain name
(let's call it: example.com) whose corresponding website is
hosted on a server whose IP address changes more or less every
week. And so does my own LAN's public IP address although at a
All dynamic DNS examples I could find on the Internet where about
serving LAN machines. That's not my case. The server hosting the
website is far away from my LAN and under a different TSP.
To complicate the task I would like to provide only the translation
of the IP address in order for the website to be publicly visible
and leave my service provider (GANDI), where the domain is registered
with, to handle mail in order to take advantage of their powerful
Is that possible? How should I modify my DNS configuration in order
to achieve my aim?
Every time the address changes in the root servers it takes
up to a day for the updates to promulgate. That is why
people with a dynamic address will pick a different server
to host their DNS. However, if your second server is
dynamic, you still have the same problem, it just occurs
when the second server's IP address changes. What you
need to do is select a second server that has a static