[dns-operations] Experience with DDNS (RFC 2136)

Wolfgang Nagele wnagele at ripe.net
Thu Oct 6 13:53:52 UTC 2011


Hi,

We use DDNS to provision the RIPE NCC reverse DNS zones and e164.arpa. These zones have a total of about 500k delegations.

Regards,
Wolfgang

On Oct 6, 2011, at 09:07, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:

> I'm a fan of RFC 2136 Dynamic DNS and, if I think it appropriate for a
> particular use case, sometimes suggest DDNS to customers. I often have
> a hard time convincing people to use DDNS and am doubted regarding its
> stability and/or performance.
> 
> I'm looking for success (or failure) stories to back up my statement :)
> For example, I seem to recall hearing the .COM zone uses DDNS for
> updates (90 million records, isn't it?).
> 
> Are you willing to share the stories of your DDNS deployments, maybe
> including approximate number of zones, records, update frequencies, etc.?
> 
> Thank you & regards,
> 
>        -JP


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