Posts with the tag DynDNS

Deploy Your Own Bind9 based DDNS Server

This post is based on my previous blog post, Updating DNS Entries (with nsupdate or alternative implementations) – Run Your Own DDNS, and on Cédric Félizard's post "Your Own Dynamic DNS".

Running your own DynDNS (DDNS) server is easy when you have your own domain registered and an own...

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Updating DNS Entries (with nsupdate or alternative implementations) – Run Your Own DynDNS Service

Please refer to my newer and more complete blog post on this topic: Deploy Your Own Bind9 based DDNS Server.


dyndns.org has stopped serving DynDNS for free to the great public. If have a (virtual) server, you can simply host your own dynamic DNS service. The most common DNS server...

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ddclient - a DynDNS Client on Ubuntu Linux

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DynamicDNS
http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/DynDNS-Clients

Install ddclient:

sudo aptitude install ddclient

Now configure the program:

sudo gedit /etc/ddclient.conf

Enter your DynDNS account data and computer setup:

pid=/var/run/ddclient.pid
protocol=dyndns2
use=if, if=eth2 # the mode and network interface
# DynDNS account:
server=members.dyndns.org
login=philippk
password='sdf1dpw'
philippk.ath.cx

And set ddclient to run automatically on startup:

sudo gedit /etc/default/ddclient

Set the mode of ddclient...

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