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Dynamic DNS on macOS global hostname
« on: July 16, 2021, 06:31:16 AM »

Hi friends,
Seems macOS has a native option to use DDNS.
In System Preferences > Sharing > Computer Name > Edit... its name is Use dynamic global hostname.

Now I'm trying to force it to work.

I made some records as described here and here and... nothing.

Is here anybody who has a working global hostname with service?

Thanks in advance


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Re: Dynamic DNS on macOS global hostname
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2021, 05:43:37 PM »

macOS uses RFC 3007 as the mechanism for DNS record updates, which is not supported by