Ddclient not updating
The dyndns server is really easy to setup in one of these devices and should take you less than an hour to read the docs and put in the information like username, password, and host name you registered to Dyndns with.
Option 2: If you have a Linux or BSD based firewall then you could use a package called "ddclient" and configure one file called .
and Name (namecheap uses freedns) offers a completely free service that allows one to update a custom dyndns host name with your home dynamic IP address like what you receive on the comcast or verizon networks.
This will allow you to give out a host name like "calomel.gotdns.org" to friends, family or colleagues pointing to your dynamic IP your use for home.
ssl=yes SSL updates are available to you if you use ddclient version 3.7.0 or above.
This means that your username, password and host information will no longer be in clear text when you send updates to the Dyn DNS server.
Now you won't have to remember the IP of your machine and you do not care if it changes as you always have the dyndns host name to point to.
proxy=proxy.server.com:8080 If you use a proxy server like Squid to get out of you network then uncomment the proxy line and set it to the IP and port of the proxy server.The client will run as long as my server is booted.Dynamic DNS allows you to direct your domain or a subdomain to a resource that is behind a gateway that has a dynamically assigned IP address.Tip: Directing a wild card (*) to a dynamic resource: While you cannot use a wildcard in a Dynamic DNS record, you can direct a wildcard to your naked domain or a particular subdomain with a CNAME record.There are several popular dynamic DNS clients in use, such as DDclient and INADYN.