[mythtv-users] Re: Why only numeric IP addresses work?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Oct 13 19:43:36 UTC 2004

On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 12:01:06PM -0700, Mitko Haralanov wrote:

> Now, I am not an expert but I just don't see how this would
> work. 192.168.x.x addresses are for private networks.
> Therefore, I can have a address, as well as any
> other person that has a 192.168.x.x networks.


> In this case, how would DynDNS know which one of the thouzand
> addresses it should route to?

DynDNS doesn't do routing.  It maps names->numbers.  There is
no requirement that it be a 1:1 mapping.

> As far as I know, as designed the 192.168.x.x (and such) addresses are
> not to be publicly routable...

They aren't, but we aren't talking about routing.

Grant Edwards
grante at visi.com

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