FAQ

1. What is Dynamic DNS service?
The Dynamic DNS service allows you to alias a dynamic IP address to a static hostname in any of the domain(s) we offer. It allows your computer to be more easily accessed from various locations on the Internet.

2. How does our Dynamic DNS service apply to web hosting?
By applying our Dynamic DNS service, you can always host your FTP Server, Web Server, Mail Server, Game Server or other TCP/IP services with the Internet connection even your computer's IP changes all the time.

3. What does a Mail Exchanger (MX) do?
Mail Exchangers are used for directing mail to specific servers other than the one a hostname points at.

4. Why it states that my Mail Exchanger (MX) is invalid?
MX records cannot be IP addresses or DNS hostnames created using CNAME records. If you use either an IP address or a CNAME as a mail exchanger, our system will treat it as an invalid input.

5. How long does it take to activate the hostname updates?
Normally, updates need 15-20 minutes to propagate throughout the DNS system. It is possible that propagation will be longer under extenuating circumstances, but propagation shouldn't take much more than an hour at the very most.

6. How can I make my hostname to begin with www?
Please check the Enable Wildcard option if you wish anything_here.yourhostname.my.net-yan.com (e.g. www.yourhostname.my.net-yan.com) to point to the same IP address as yourhostname.my.net-yan.com.

7. If you still have any questions related to our Dynamic DNS service, please click here to complete the enquiry form and we shall get back to you shortly.

Last Updated: 10/04/2003