This is a discussion on Re: AAAA and DDNS A Records coexist? - DNS ; John Ruff wrote: > Sorry for asking this (it may be obvious to others)... > > So, should this work or not? > Yes. Danny > Thanks, > ___________________ > John Ruff > email@example.com > > "No one can see ...
John Ruff wrote:
> Sorry for asking this (it may be obvious to others)...
> So, should this work or not?
> John Ruff
> "No one can see past a choice they don't understand." --The Oracle
> On Jul 12, 2006, at 7:30 AM, Danny Mayer wrote:
>> John Ruff wrote:
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>>> bind-9.3.2 & bind-9.4.0a6
>>> It seems that I cannot have a static AAAA record and have DDNS update
>>> with a A record when the host name is the same. With an existing
>>> AAAA record for 'bob' dhcp will fail adding the DDNS A record for
>>> 'bob'. Is this expected behavior? If so, I assume bind is checking
>>> for an existing A record with the same IP or Name as the one it's
>>> attempting to add. But it's not taking into consideration the record
>>> type. I would think adding a A record for 'bob' is fine if 'bob'
>>> only exist with a AAAA record. Any way to make this work?
>>> The DDNS update work fine if I remove the AAAA record.
>> There's no relationship between A records and AAAA records except for
>> being in the same rrset. It's also not meaningful to talk about a static
>> AAAA record in a dynamic zone. If an update fails then it's because the
>> prerequisites failed. BIND doesn't care about what you're adding as long
>> as you are allowed to add it and doesn't violate RFC rules. It WILL
>> reject changes that if you've told it that there are prerequisites to
>> the requests and those prerequisites are not being met. Turn on
>> debugging/tracing to figure out why.
>>> John Ruff
>>> "No one can see past a choice they don't understand." --The Oracle