Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

Matthew Ryan matt at looseconnection.com
Wed Jun 11 02:57:29 PDT 2003

On Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at 10:51 AM, joefat wrote:

>> Hello. I am on Comcast CABLE and the DHCP lease is
>> only 4 days to expire, all the time. So my IP changes
>> every four days. I was wondering in FreeBSD
>> (FreeBSD4.8) how I can set up Dynamic DNS. I checked
>> the online docs and I could not find anything on DDNS,
>> is it some rc.x file or a file in /etc for me to edit?
>> I would be more than happy if you got back with me
>> A.S.A.P. Thanks.
>> \
> You need the ez-ipupdate port
> /usr/ports/net/ez-ipupdate
> http://www.gusnet.cx/proj/ez-ipupdate/
> Watch out for trailing whitespace in the config file!

Forgot to mention that you will need an account with a DDNS provider. I 
have used dyndns.org, they give you 3 names for free.

Good luck

Matt Ryan
Director, Loose Connection Ltd

Matt at looseconnection.com
07977 237476
Wireless Networking & Internet Services

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