[Pdns-users] DDNS support or workaround?

Jan-Piet Mens jpmens.dns at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 09:08:28 UTC 2011

> From googling around I concluded that powerdns does not support DDNS
> (as in DNS updates from DHCP servers:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_DNS)... Is that correct?

That is correct: no RFC 2136 support. (But I assume you could change
that state by sponsoring its development... :-)

> If so, how do people go around this? Maybe set up a dedicated BIND
> instance, with a dedicated zone for the dynamic names?

Most people update the SQL database underlying PowerDNS by whichever
means (excluding RFC 2136).


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