[clug] Running my own dynamic DNS?

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Tue Feb 25 17:05:43 MST 2014

On 26 February 2014 09:57, Ian Munsie <darkstarsword at gmail.com> wrote:
> FWIW I recently registered darkstarsword.net through namecheap and
> discovered that if you use their nameservers they also offer a dynamic
> DNS service that is supported by ddclient (protocol=namecheap in
> /etc/ddclient.conf). If you run /usr/sbin/ddclient -help and look
> through the output it tells you a bunch of other providers & protocols
> that it supports. It mentions some other providers are free, but I
> haven't looked into any of them.

If we are offering alternatives to what sounds like an interesting
exercise (running your own Dynamic DNS) that will no doubt eat a fair
amount of time. I'm a happy consumer of noip.com's free DynDNS
service, my router supports it as an option to DynDNS so I use it.

Call me a sheep.


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