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Topic # 67594 4-Sep-2010 10:52
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Hey guys,

Im setting up a VPN to my WHS. I have it all setup and running smoothly except for one small glitch. I currently have to use my public IP address, this is a pain as it is a dynamic IP assigned by Telecom.  If I point the VPN to xxxxx.homeserver.com I get error 868 - DNS resolution failed. I also cannot ping my server....


Anyone got any ideas on what I need to do. tp get this up an running?



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  Reply # 376644 4-Sep-2010 16:55
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You may use a service like no-ip.com to associate the dynamic IP to a hostname. It uses a client agent so when the IP is changed the DNS data will be automatically updated

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