by sean reifschneider date february 15, 2010 chances are that if you’re a network operator you know the ip address 126.96.36.199. it’s an easy to type and easy to remember address, which since 1998 has been a “beefy” dns service responding to the public internet. since you need dns before you can use anything other than ip addresses on the internet, it can come in handy for testing or initial configuration. before google started doing public dns service on 188.8.131.52, and because 184.108.40.206 is typically pretty fast, many people have used it as their standard dns server. since the most […]
one bright sunny day i received a sloppy text file which was most likely exported through a zone axfr and my task was to import the records into a cdn’s dns. the import was not very happy with it, however, i did figure out how to fix the issue without manually editing any data by converting the dns export into bind format. the command is called named-compilezone and it’s pretty awesome (included in the bind-utils pkg). essentially all you need to do is import the text file and write it out as raw, then import the raw and export as […]
i have confirmed the secondary dns services provided by dyn are not compatible with godaddy premium dns as the master. dyn does not have the ability to enter both of godaddy’s master zone transfer servers. you’d be better off giving that $80 to a homeless man. and dyn has removed their free dynamic dns services and converted it into a paid service. that’s the last straw. i have found another secondary dns provider called dns made easy. and it works with godaddy!