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The hostname of my meraki is vpn.companyname.biz-(other characters).

 

is there a way to make it just vpn.companyname.biz

 

I like to use vpn.companyname.biz for the vpn connection instead of the long way if possible..

 

I know with Cisco ASA you can have it to vpn.companyname.biz if needed

 

 

What's the best way to connect to VPN?  Using the MX public IP or by host name?

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I like to use a DNS name, so that when the IP address eventually changes you don't have to re-configured all the devices out there.

 

Why don't you just create a DNS entry in your main public domain pointing to your public IP address, as opposed to using the dynamic DNS Cisco Meraki one?

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I like to use a DNS name, so that when the IP address eventually changes you don't have to re-configured all the devices out there.

 

Why don't you just create a DNS entry in your main public domain pointing to your public IP address, as opposed to using the dynamic DNS Cisco Meraki one?

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Thanks, question....

 

I have a static IP from my ISP, do I still need to be concerned about the IP address changing?  I still like the DNS name idea.

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If you have a static IP - no.

 

Otherwise if you really want to, use a CNAME pointing to the dynamic DNS entry.

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thanks for your help

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Static IP adress should never change from what the ISP gave.

Enabling the dynamic dns is very useful when you have a dynamic ip adress from your ISP.

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