Ubuntu ddclient not updating
Option 2: If you have a Linux or BSD based firewall then you could use a package called "ddclient" and configure one file called .
Once the package is installed you need only fill out the file and start the service.
To use DDNS, you need to both sign up with a DDNS provider and set up an automatic update tool that will notify the provider when your IP address changes.
If the device needing DDNS sits behind a router, you should first check if the router itself can update any DDNS services.
So, if you don’t want to pay more to obtain a static IP, you need to install a software that could constantly communicate your actual IP address to Open
In my case, I dedcided to install DDclient to be able to continue to properly use the Open services.
Dynamic DNS or DDNS is a method of updating, in real time, a DNS to point to a changing IP address on the Internet.
If you want to use Open DNS on your LAN you have to configure the router through the its configuration interface.Remember to note your username and password you registered with.Once signed up you need to decide how your ip is going to get updated and pushed to Dyndns.Remember you do not have to pay anything and no one gets any credit or recognition for your visit.Once registered you need to choose a host name you want to use. For our example we will be using "calomel.gotdns.org".