Originally it provided a free dynamic DNS service, which allowed users to have a subdomain that points to a computer with regularly changing IP addresses.

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Set root domain record to be a CNAME

I need to create an NS record for a domain that is a CNAME, for the purpose of having two domains pointed at one IP, and not having to maintain the current IP address in two different places. The DNS ...
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ISC Bind support for GSS-TSIG DDNS Updates?

First, has anyone EVER configured ISC bind 9.5.0 OR greater with support for GSS-TSIG Dynamic DNS Updates AND gotten it to work? If so, what is the configuration that was used to make that happen? I ...
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Godaddy hosting with dynamic ip?

I bought a domain name on godaddy.com let's call it www.website.com, but my server has a dynamic ip, how do I resolve this issue? What I've tried: get a dns account at dyndns.com let's call it ...
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Secondary DNS server? [closed]

I'm looking for a service to host my secondary nameserver. I've been looking at DynDns because of the great feedback I see on ServerFault & other sites. But I'm looking at two of their plans: ...
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Dynamic DNS with split horizon DNS or hairpin NAT

I would like to host a CalDAV and CardDAV server for devices that will roam between being on the LAN to outside my network (such as my iPhone and laptops). A static IP is prohibitively expensive. I ...
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DynDNS and mail servers

I have set up an Ubuntu box with EXIM4 for handling my email, for now I only care about outgoing email. My router manages my DynDNS.com psuedo static-IP addressing. Port forwarding for port 25 is ...
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BIND9, nsupdate and damn DDNS

I've scoured through so many HOWTO pages on DDNS to try and fix this... I'm at a loss. WorkstationX = CentOS 6.2 x64 ServerX = Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 I don't understand why it's not working... I'm ...
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Enterprise Redirection Services?

This is probably a case of "if I new what it was called, I could google it in 5 minutes" - but I don't know what it's called. It's probably best to explain the requirement using an example. We have ...
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Dynamic DNS updater

I am searching for some tool like a DynDNS updater - but I am looking for a free one. The tool should report the IP change of the server, so I can access it always. Is there any free tool/service ...
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What happens if services like DynDNS to control failovers fails? It's probably?

In the next diagram I'm trying to have a backup web page in another datacenter and a service like DynDNS that controls failovers in SERVER A to switch to SERVER B. But, what happens if DynDNS fails? ...
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UltraVNC, DynDNS, Multiple Computers in LAN?

I have a LAN with several computers behind a router on a dynamic IP address (Win and FreeBSD). I want to be able to reach several of them via VNC from outside the LAN. I am thinking to get the ...
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Resolve domain to another domain's IP on Linux via local DNS

I have a local domain name "SomeName" and an Internet domain "AnotherName.dyndns.org" whose IP can change at any time (it uses a dynamic DNS). I want to resolve "SomeName" to ...
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Using a dynamic dns securely

I'm bit of a newcomer when it comes to networking, firewalls and port forwarding - please bear with me: I've just setup a dynamic DNS that points to my external IP and are handled through my Cisco ...
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How to configure BIND to allow RFC2136-style updates for 1 host for Dynamic DNS?

I am using Debian on a VPS with static IP and my home network behind PPP with dynamic IP. My pfSense router/firewall shall update my host home.mydomain.tld via RFC2136 style updates. After lots of ...
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DNS Server Self-Hosting vs Outsourcing

I think maybe I'm missing something here, perhaps someone can enlighten me. I keep reading that hosting your own DNS is bad news, you should go with a reliable provider with geographic redundancy, ...
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Dynamic DNS service for low qps but high deployment count

I deploy cellular modems that currently have sims with static ip addresses. For various reasons, we may move to providing sims without static ips. The cellular modem supports DDNS (bluetree modem). ...
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Set up DNS to find closest IP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Geo-DNS providers? I have one domain that may be accessed by people from all over the world. I would like to set up servers throughout the world and have people connect ...
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Opensource alternative of DynDNS? [closed]

In the network where I work we have frequent situations where people setup a virtual to try something new out and want to tell others (within the same network) about their experiments. For this kind ...
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DNS - Using My Own Domain Name

I know you can use something like http://www.dyndns.com/ to point ReallyCoolName.dyndns.com to 74.125.127.100 which is google.com How would you go about pointing ReallyCoolName.com to 74.125.127.100 ...
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Does a dropbox on a separate computer compromise the security of other devices on the same LAN?

I wish to create a dropbox like service to reach my files remotely. Let's say I setup a linux box, connect an external hard drive, share it via password protected ftp and use a dyndns service to be ...
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Advice on setting up my own DDNS server

Hello I've got a petproject running, creating a DDNS that is. I've read up on it but before I start buying resources and build, I was looking for some feedback on my current thoughts. My basic idea ...
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Hostname vs domain name when using dynamic DNS?

I've setup a dynamic DNS service with DynDNS, let's call it: foobar.dyndns.net When I setup a Linux server, what should be my hostname and domain name?? For instance, if I setup Slackware Linux, ...
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Recommended Third Party DNS Providers

Can anyone recommend a good third party DNS provider for the cost? I have looked at DynDNS, UltraDNS and DNS Made Easy, however they have high price points.
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PTR record and dyndns

I have domain name at dyndns.com and set at home smtp server. I try send mail to other servers but get error: 550 We cannot accept email from IP 92.46.76.192 without a DNS PTR record. Contact your ...
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My own Nameserver wont resolve domain

What I want to do is to make my domain name resolve using my own nameservers. I got 3 VPSes, all running debian and a domain name, mydomain.com 2 VPS are nameservers and 1 is a webserver. At my ...
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How to point a subdomain to local server with dynamic IP

I see there are many related questions to this one, however the answers given seem to be a little vague for a novice like me. I've got a dedicated LAMP stack running Fedora 16 locally on my home ...
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Connect root domain name to dyndns?

Is there any way to connect the root of a domain name to a dyndns account? This question reveals how to get www.whatever.com to point to dyndns, but is there a way to get whatever.com itself to point ...
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BIND permission errors

I've been trying to use nsupdate to dynamiclly update my nameservers records. I get a serverfail when i attempt it. This is from the syslogs. Nov 12 08:00:53 ps133045 named[14314]: client ...
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Setting up wildcard DNS for lots of domains

I want a nameserver that points any names at the same IP. This way I can rapidly change a bunch of domains name servers to ns1.ABC.com and ns2.ABC.com and have all those domains be pointed to the same ...
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DynDNS updating IP address via Cisco ASA 5505

I'm setting up an ASA 5505 where the ISP provides a dynamic IP address (rarely changes.) I would like to start using some of the services provided by DynDNS such as Custom DNS. I've come across some ...
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Dyndns doesn't resolve ip when requested from the ip in question

I have setup dyndns to point to a home server, My ip resovles from dyndns just fine from any ip except when I'm at home. So basically I cannot access my dyndns urls at home. I can access the ...
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External and internal DNS

I run a small software company. What I want to do is provide external access to our developers when on-the-go, say labs.company.com, with company.com being hosted elsewhere. Here's what happens ...
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SIP Server with dynamic public IP address and dyndns

Is it possible to run SIP server with dynamic public IP address and dyndns? The question is what happens when IP address is changed and DNS is not yet updated.
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I want to set up a DynDNS service, what do I need to know?

I'm gathering data from field devices, some of which will soon be behind a cellular-to-Ethernet gateway. Some of the devices need to be polled, and since the cellular carrier will usually assign ...
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How to change the TFS hostname?

I had this working at some point with TFS 2010 and IIS 7 but didn't save the settings when I upgraded to Windows 8. Basically, I have a TFS 2012 server running. Everything works fine when I am using ...
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Draytech Vigor 2920n 4G LTE VPN routing [closed]

I bought a Draytech Vigor 2920n router, connected a 4G USB modem to it and setup a no-ip.org account in the Dynamic DNS section. However, I can't ping my no-ip hostname from the outside. Can anyone ...
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Apache HTTPS forward subdomain to internal IP

I currently have a DYNDNS standard account and an apache webserver (call it srv1) that has all port 80 and port 443 traffic forwarded to it. I have another webserver internally (call it srv2) that ...
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How do I set up a nameserver for my DynDNS address?

I am trying to set up multiple sites under my DynDNS domain. I have a dynamic-ip and the only domain name I have is a free one from dydns, e.g. username.dyndns.org. I only have one server, but I want ...
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How to setup a django site with Cherokee, DynDNS and virtual_env?

I have a django project running with the dev server, and would like to try run it in a production environment. I wanted to try Cherokee for a change, so I installed it. We don't have a domain name ...
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Advantages / disadvantages of having DynDNS access on a computer vs the router

I have a shiny new toy, a Cisco Wireless-N Gigabit Security Router with VPN (WRVS4400N). While looking through the instruction manual, I discovered that it had support for DynDNS built-in. We've ...
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Need help movig DNS providers (ZoneEdit to DynDNS)

I have a domain name and I use GoDaddy as my registar. My DNS provider is ZoneEdit. I'm staying with GoDaddy as my registrar, for now, but I want to switch DNS providers to DnynDNS. I already ...
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DynDns with ISA

We are trying to use DynDNS with ISA 2000 but of course we have no idea what ports it rests on. We are not married to DynDns and our DSL modem does not support Dynamic DNS. Online there are books ...
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SRV DNS Record with Custom Ports. Am I misunderstanding what SRV is supposed to do?

I have read up on SRV records, and thinking I understand what they are meant for, I want to achieve the following: In short: Bind a hostname to another hostname, but changing the port. I.e. Take ...
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Node.js on via DynDNS [closed]

I have never used Node.js but since I am developing a browsergame that needs (almost) "realtime" communication, I am planning on using Node.js for this. To get started, I wanted to use a home server ...
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How can I use dyndns with Ubuntu and send emails from it

How can i use dyndns with Ubuntu and send emails from it? I want create a free domain with dyndns.com (mydomain.dyndns-at-home.com) How can I link the domain with Ubuntu ? How can I send emails ...
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How to add SRV records to connect Google Talk to federated networks using DynDNS?

I am new and paying user of DynDNS. I'd like users at my domain to have the ability to chat with people connected to the Google Talk network through federated networks (e.g. using Meebo) According to ...
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MySQL Replication Slave on Home Network [closed]

I have a MySQL server on a VPS that I am replicating to a slave on my home network as a backup. The problem is that I do not have a static IP address so I have configured the replication user to be ...
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Establishing Subdomains with Registered Domains, DynDNS Forwarding, and Openwrt

I have a registered domain name (thisexample.net), which I forward to a dynamic URL at DynDns (bounce.dnsalias.net) as my internet access comes over cable and doesn't provide a static IP address. My ...
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Optimizing TTL values for DYNDNS service

I've finally gotten my own DYNDNS working but I am looking for some advice on optimizing it. Edit: Basiclly I got a Domain at a registrar that I point to my own nameservers where I keep my own ...
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How to access a php web application from the internet

I've been stuck in this issue: I have a PHP web page stored in my linux server, the problem is I can only access this web page when I am connected in the same LAN where the server is, but when I try ...