[rescue] Static IP! Now what?

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Wed Apr 5 13:17:34 CDT 2017

On 04/05/17 13:39, Scott Newell wrote:
> At 10:45 AM 4/5/2017, Mouse wrote:
>>> What else is a static IP good for?
>> Basically, anything a dynamic IP is good for, plus assorted things
>> where you want to be reachable at a fixed IP.  Mostly, in practice,
>> this means you can run your own just-about-anything: DNS, mail, web,
> I've not had trouble running servers (web, ssh, modbus/TCP,
> EtherNet/IP) on the dynamic IP + dynamic DNS, so I'm sure we'll be
> ok. I do like the idea of (another) backup  DNS server.

Instead of a backup, consider running a hidden primary.  *You* run your 
master DNS, and all your secondaries just slave it from you.  Your 
master need not be an advertised DNS server for your domain.

Consider this an offer of a DNS secondary if you want one.

   Phil Stracchino
   Babylon Communications
   phils at caerllewys.net
   phil at co.ordinate.org
   Landline: 603.293.8485

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