Updating bind dns records

21 Feb

Users take advantage of this when they use meaningful Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), and e-mail addresses without having to know how the computer actually locates the services.An important and ubiquitous function of DNS is its central role in distributed Internet services such as cloud services and content delivery networks.

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The Stanford Research Institute (now SRI International) maintained a text file named HOSTS.

It defines the DNS protocol, a detailed specification of the data structures and data communication exchanges used in the DNS, as part of the Internet Protocol Suite.

Historically, other directory services preceding DNS were not scalable to large or global directories as they were originally based on text files, prominently the hosts file.

Any sneaky little trick I can do to make things easier?

UPDATE Let's assume I don't have access to the server, and can't restart it?