dns/ddclient: WARNING: file /var/tmp/ddclient.cache, line 3: Invalid Value for keyword 'ip' = ''

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Wed Jul 9 11:06:14 UTC 2014

On Wed, 9 Jul 2014 12:44:39 +0200, O. Hartmann stated:

>Using ddclient on a FreeBSD CURRENT gateway (FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #1
>r268450: Wed Jul  9 09:59:41 CEST 2014 amd64) fails to update the DNS entry
>at the dynDNS provider's side with this error message logged to mail:
>WARNING:  file /var/tmp/ddclient.cache, line 3: Invalid Value for keyword
>'ip' = ''
>This happens now for ~ 4 days. Last automatic update was performed around
>the 4th July 2014.
>The subsequent, configured updates result then in the following error
>WARNING:  file /var/tmp/ddclient.cache, line 3: Invalid Value for keyword
>'ip' = '' WARNING:  skipping update of all from <nothing> to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.
>WARNING:   last updated <never> but last attempt on Wed Jul  9 09:12:20 2014
>failed. WARNING:   Wait at least 5 minutes between update attempts.
>Checking the file /var/tmp/ddclient.cache indicates an empty ip= tag.
>What is wrong?
>Please CC me.

I have it running here sans any problems. So, for starters, you could post
your "ddclient.conf" file. The error is almost certainly in that file.

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