Concerns about DNS & DHCP integration

Sven Ulland sveniu at
Fri Jan 29 12:46:07 UTC 2016

On 01/29/2016 01:23 PM, Hernan Saltiel via Unbound-users wrote:
> I was thinking about something that would be internally available. Don't
> know if unbound could provide such a service based on some config.

Unbound is a resolver, and while it has facilities for serving 
authoritative data, your scenario seems to rather call for a proper 
authoritative DNS server with support for dynamic DNS updates. The 
"dyndns" term is somewhat ambiguous, as it can refer both to these 
online DNS redirection services; but it also refers to standards-based 
dynamic DNS updates, defined in RFC 2136.

You might want to take a look at RFC 2136 and the implementations 
offered by some authoritative implementations, accepting updates from 
your ISC DHCP server.


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