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Confused about replacing Dyn Standard DNS

dannylgreenMay 1 2020 — edited May 1 2020

I am a long time DynDNS customer, and currently have a Dyn Standard DNS Zone.  I've always used the 'Dynamic' aspect of DynDNS, and am not sure when it became 'Standard', however Dynamic updating is still working for me.  I have the updater client, and it works fine, updating the A Records as needed.  In addition to the A record which I use to direct traffic to resources on my home network, I also have 2 TXT records in place so that my hotmail (now outlook or whatnot) email can be addressed using my custom domain email address.  So I noticed today that my renewal for this service was only $5, and is now only renewed for a month.  Further investigation shows this is because the Standard service is being retired.  There seems to be a little confusion about when it will be retired, but I see an official Oracle FAQ that says it is now May 31, 2022, so if that is true I have some time to figure this out.  I am guessing that I will have to do month to month billing though, as that seems to be the only option.  So my main question, what do I migrate to?  I need the Dynamic ability to update using the update client (or whatever similar is needed), but I also need the TXT record for email.  Looking at the documentation for DynDNS Pro, I'm not sure that it is full DNS, allowing the configuration of TXT records.  The other option seems to be the Oracle OCI DNS, but as far as I can tell, that would not support using the update client.  Any help sorting out these options would be much appreciated.

Thank you,


This post has been answered by Michael.R.Taylor-Oracle on May 1 2020
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