Support mDNS for address resolution
Conrad last edited by rfc2822
It would be nice if Davdroid supported multicast DNS for address resolution.
I am running Radicale (CalDAV & CardDAV server) on my Linux laptop and sync my mobile with it. IP addresses are assigned as usual by DHCP. Problem is that I want to sync in various networks (at home, at work, …), and the IP address the laptop gets from the DHCP server varies.
I am currently have to configure the IP address of the laptop in dotted notation (192.168.x.y) for each LAN I want to sync in. Not very convenient:
- The DHCP server occasionally changes the address assigned to the laptop.
- Davdroid sees multiple accounts and hence multiple calenders.
On the laptop runs a Avahi, an mDNS server, advertising an xxx.local hostname. Couldn’t Davdoid support these addresses in addition to normal DNS lookup?
It doesn’t have to be a complete zeroconfig as in Managed Davdroid.
So the networks don’t support dynamic DNS updates (like RFC 2136)? Because if they do, it should be possible to resolve the laptop host name by normal DNS…