DD Client on Ubuntu for Dynamic DNS (no-ip)

Install ddclient on Linux machine


sudo apt-get install ddclient

After installing ddclient,  configure ddclient for  ‘no-ip’ service provider


sudo nano /etc/ddclient.conf

Edit configuration file


# Configuration file for ddclient generated by debconf
#
# /etc/ddclient.conf
daemon=180
use=web, web=whatismyip.org
protocol=dyndns2
server=dynupdate.no-ip.com
login='YourUsernameWithoutQuote'
password='YourPasswordWithQuote'
'YourHostNameWithoutQuote' #example myhome.ddns.net

daemon=180 specifies that update client every 180 seconds

use=web , specifies check ip address from provided website: web=whatismyip.org

remaining setup entries are pertaining to ‘no-ip’ configuration

 

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