[CentOS] OT: free DNS service?

Jeff jlar310 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 15:06:15 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 6:22 AM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been using a free DNS service for the past seven (7) years.
> This morning, at 4 A.M., ,  I changed the "A" record for one of my web
> sites,  to point to an IP address on a different server, so I could
> test. After watching the TTL count down from 3600 to zero, with the
> "dig" command,  it then reset to 3600, but still resolved to the
> original IP address.  :-)   I set the "A" record back to the original
> IP address and  filed a Support Ticket with that company, but if they
> cannot get this to work properly again, I need a new DNS service that
> is free. Recommendations?  (BTW, the Domain is registered with
> GoDaddy, but not hosted there, so it appears I cannot use their "Total
> DNS" service).  TIA!

I have used freedns.afraid.org without any issues. But it's strictly
for personal use. They even have pretty good support for updating
dynamic addresses.


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