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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 ( 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 

>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.
>Tom Taylor
>Linux user #263467
>Federal Way, WA

Cheers, Gene
People having trouble with vz bouncing email to me should add the word
'online' between the 'verizon', and the dot which bypasses vz's
stupid bounce rules.  I do use spamassassin too. :-)
Yahoo.com and AOL/TW attorneys please note, additions to the above
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