Support IPv6 DDNS updates through DNS-O-Matic

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    mattwilson9090

    Do these other services support updating a single IP address, or the entire subnet that a device is from? I could argue for doing it either way, as each has it advantages and disadvantages.

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    rotblitz

    An AAAA record can contain only a single IPv6 address, so updating with a subnet doesn't make sense at all for normal dynamic DNS services.  These are for reaching a network (or better a specific device) from outside where only one IPv6 address can be used anyway.  Updating with a subnet would make sense only in case of OpenDNS, and there IPv6 still isn't supported with the dashboard use.

    My specific request / idea here is only related to dynamic DNS services supported by DNS-O-Matic and supporting DDNS updates of AAAA records.

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    mattwilson9090

    Aw, I didn't think it all the way through, in that this would be for registering DNS records, which necessarily need to be to specific addresses. Part of my mind was still in registering IPv6 addresses for use with OpenDNS, which is a completely different thing.

    Regardless, I'd already voted to support it. Who knows, maybe it could be used as a baby step towards supporting full IPv6 support in OpenDNS as well.

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    h0llywood

    This would be great for dual-stack ISP.

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