View Full Version : Slim server by name rather than IP address

Christopher May
2004-09-01, 14:56

Try setting your off site's browser to use the DNS server of the DynDNS.
DNS's take a while to filter through to other servers on the


-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Peter Wilson
Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2004 2:27 PM
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] Slim server by name rather than IP address


I'm trying to set my squeezebox to connect to a slimserver out there on
the net, the server is behind a DSL modem/Router that gets dynamic IP
addresses, so the IP I would specify in the squeezebox config process is

possibly going to change every time a new DHCP lease is given to the DSL

modem - a pain to reconfig and from the remote machine I'll not know the

IP address to change to...

Now... I have used the services of DynDNS.org to have my DSL modem
update a DNS record (say mymachine.homeip.org) with the correct IP
address automatically whenever the IP address changes...

So what I want to know is... how do I make the squeezebox look for a
server named mymachine.homeip.com(which will always be correct) instead
of an IP address (which is possibly going to be wrong)...

Have I missed something or is this not possible right now...