Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > OS X > Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Mar 26, 2010, 09:58 AM   #1
corbywan
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Forest Grove, OR
Send a message via AIM to corbywan
Double Checking DNS setup

Everything is working fine, I just want to double check that I'm doing it the right way.

Mac Mini Server, 10.6.2
Static IP from ISP
Small office serving web, email, podcasts for public internet and the LAN.
AirPort Extreme is plugged into ISP and assigned the static IP
Mini has static private IP and ports are mapped.
PTR record with ISP pointing domain name (myoffice.com) to static IP.
Public DNS server out there on the tubes is pointing domain to static IP.

The mini is running a DNS server and the private static is mapped to the domain name (myoffice.com) so that when I do a "changeip -checkhostname" command it comes back with no errors (I had to do that for PodcastProducer otherwise it would error out). Is this correct? I mean, it's working in house and from outside, but is this the right way to do it? Should the mini be checking its hostname by something out on the internet? If so, how does that work with the router in the way?

Or is the way I have it setup the way it's supposed to be for this layout? Thanks in advance.
corbywan is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 26, 2010, 10:00 AM   #2
belvdr
macrumors 68040
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
This sounds like a decent plan for a small business. Good job!
belvdr is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 27, 2010, 04:33 PM   #3
justinm
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Orlando FL
Looks good to me. Just how my setup is without any issues.
__________________
MacBook Pro: 2.4Ghz, 4gb of RAM, 200gb Hard Drive
Mac Mini Server - Dual 500gig Drives with Snow Leopard Server
BlackBerry 8310
justinm is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > OS X > Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help with multiple DNS setup mason.kramer OS X 1 Sep 4, 2007 01:22 PM
Just to double check (second opinion needed ASAP) XP Defector MacBook Pro 2 Mar 20, 2007 08:08 PM
Double checking that it's safe to remove Mac OS 9 Aniej Mac Applications and Mac App Store 2 Nov 26, 2006 05:27 PM
Just double checking (imac power cord help) rjgonzales Mac Basics and Help 1 Apr 4, 2006 06:45 PM
Double Check Your VRAM in the new iMac Artful Dodger Buying Tips and Advice 10 Feb 1, 2006 08:48 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:05 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC