Ddclient dyndns not updating

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ddclient is a Perl update client that will update dynamic DNS entries.

cache=/tmp/ddclient.cache # Cache file ### Select one of these options to determine your IP address ## via hardware interface (if you don't have a router/firewall) #use=if, if=eth0 ## via our Check IP server #use=web, web=checkip.dyndns.com/, web-skip='IP Address' ## from the status page for a linksys router/firewall #use=linksys, fw=linksys, fw-login=admin, fw-password=admin ## from a FW status page #fw-login=admin, fw-password=XXXXXX #use=fw, fw=192.168.1.254/status.htm, fw-skip='IP Address' ## Enter your Dyn username and password here #login=your-login # your Dyn username #password=your-password # your Dyn password ## This section requires no changes unless you need to set a default proxy server ## or you need to bypass your proxy server (because it interferes with the updates) protocol=dyndns2 # default protocol server=members.# default server #server=members.dyndns.org:8245 # default server (bypassing proxies) #proxy=fasthttp.sympatico.ca:80 # default proxy ## Default options for Dynamic/Static DNS Hosts #mx= # default MX host (leave undefined by default) #backupmx=NO # MX host is primary MX?

If your router's configuration is accessible from a web browser, try accessing it by logging into the local IP address of your router (for example, or ) and look for the Dynamic DNS (DDNS) settings. Each Dynamic DNS service may work better with a particular utility.

(You may need to add the Ubuntu Universe to your set of software repositories to install some of these utilities.

ddclient is a Perl based client used to update DNS entries.

This client works with all of our services as well as services provided by many of our competitors.

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