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[EnGarde] Re: DNS SERVER BEHIND ROUTER

From: John W. Cahill Jr. <jwcahill_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Jul 11 2002 - 17:38:40 GMT
To: EnGarde Users List <engarde-users@engardelinux.org>


On Thu, 2002-07-11 at 02:39, Andreas Mattern wrote:
>
> Hi Chris!
>
> > PS: As far as the back-end DNS stuff, I'm just starting to look into that
> > myself; I have a dynamic IP and just let dns2go deal with the translation
> > - what I take care of is the traffic mapping (read: NAT entries) on my
> > router.
>
> I think your experience with this might be of interest to some more users
> (e.g. me... ;) ). I'm thinking of getting DSL for home use and running my
> own servers but static IP adresses are too expensive in Germany (at least
> 100$/month with lower bandwidth than plain home DSL with flatrate for
> 25$/month). The only catch is, connections get cut once per day. Is the
> dns2go service fast enough or will the old entry stay in DNS caches too long
> for it to be useful?

Okay, I'll try to put my comments in where they follow the sender's comments... sigh...

If you can control the TTL for your DNS records you can almost make the remote DNS servers only cache your DNS records for a few mins or whatever you want, almost..

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