[radvd-devel-l] searching the list / DDNS
jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 18:13:47 EST 2011
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 3:52 PM, Reuben Hawkins <reubenhwk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 10:19 AM, Jeff Sadowski <jeff.sadowski at gmail.com>
>> I didn't see a mailing list FAQ so I hope its ok to ask a simple question
>> How do I search the mailing list to find say DDNS
>> would I run a google query for "site:lists.litech.org DDNS"
>> this didn't find anything and I'd bet someone has asked how to do that
>> If not that is my question can radvd do ddns(Dynamic DNS)
>> I'd like that when a host gets a ipv6 address from my radvd pool to
>> update my bind entries for that computer.
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> AFAIK, there's nothing like that in radvd. However, this sound like a
> problem solved by mDNS (multicast DNS, also called Bonjour by Apple). On
> Linux, avahi-daemon does this. After installing you'll need to update your
> /etc/nsswitch.conf with this line...
Ok thank you.
Is there any place that radvd logs which computers pull what addresses
like <this mac address> obtained <this ipv6 address>?
> hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4
> ...to make use of it. ...but you'll need to do this on all the Linux hosts
> on your network. I think it's running by default on OSX and you can install
> Bonjour on your windows hosts.
> Then when a host wants to know the IP of another host running Bonjour, you
> can use the .local suffix like so...
> $ ping somehost.local
> $ ping6 somehost.local
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