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Re: DNS changes on Comcast



On Thursday 09 March 2006 03:03, Thomas Taylor wrote:
>Hi All:
>
>Got the following email from Comcast and I'm not sure how to proceed;
>
>"This will be our final courtesy e-mail to remind you that your PC
> must be configured for dynamic DNS communication by March 12, 2006.  
> As you may recall, we recently updated the domain name server ("DNS")
> components in our network to help ensure that we continue to deliver
> the high quality service you expect from Comcast."
>
>My gateway (192.168.0.1) is a netgear WGT624 wireless router on a
> small home network.  I'm only using the lan portion now as I no
> longer have a working laptop.
>
>The router is set up for dynamic DNS and addressing through nat from
> the cable modem.  On the computer side I use static addresses and
> have always assigned the DNS addresses Comcast gave me several years
> ago.

That should be fine as the router is getting its outside address from 
their dhcp servers already. So you should be able to continue as you 
are.

>My question is, do I need to change the DNS settings of each of my
> computers or will the dynamic DNS on the router take care of this.  I
> haven't seen this discussed on any of the lists I monitor nor seen
> anything by googling.
>
>Thanks,
>Tom
>
>--
>Tom Taylor
>Linux user #263467
>Federal Way, WA

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