[MUD-Dev] Languages

coder at ibm.net coder at ibm.net
Tue May 20 22:19:55 New Zealand Standard Time 1997

On 19/05/97 at 09:18 PM, Orion Henry <ohenry at sdcc10.ucsd.edu> said:

>	The one person I know who is hosting a quake server on his
>cable modem simply has some sort of script set up.  Any time he loses 
>his connection and has to get a new IP adress assigned it sends a message
>over to his friends domain name server and it updates the name it
>servers. His friend also has the domain name server set up so that other
>machines  wont cache the adress for more than 15(?) minuets... Anyhow it
>seems to work quite well for what he is doing.

This is a classic lightweight implementation of Dynamic DNS.  See
www.ml.org for details on the area.  Good stuff.

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