Janet, >Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 09:12:19 -0700 >From: Unidata Support <address@hidden> >To: Janet Scannell <address@hidden> >Subject: 20060106: Sending data through LDM to ground from aircraft with >changing ip address The above message contained the following: > If a DNS server can resolve the name <-> IP address relationship, then > you can request the data from the plane by name rather than by IP. The > tricky part would be updating the DNS entry as soon as the IP is > fixed. I guess that the ground system could run a cacheing DNS server > and there could be a process running that determines the current IP of > the host on the plane and then forces an update of the DNS entry. Can the name-to-IP-address entry be tagged with a short time-to-live (e.g., 5 minutes)? Mike? Regards, Steve Emmerson
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