This post explains how to install and setup the dynamic dns clientddclient to sync your dynamic IP address with the dynamic DNS service
Most of the howto’s I’ve seen only cover setups for dynamic DNS services like I am assuming you have a domain name (yourdomain.com), an account with Zoneedit, and that you have setup the appropriate records in your Zoneedit account for your domain.
Also, make sure that you have all the packages installed.
There is another warning being reported with Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04.
If you code a completely generic client and follow the specification below, you can perform dynamic DNS updates by executing a GET method request on following URL: so we can keep you informed of any changes, enhancements, bug fixes etc.
It's updating fine, the problem is that it's giving zoneedit my local IP instead of my public one. The best solution would be to see if you can install a ddns client on the router itself.
Since ddclient writes logs to Syslog, you can check to see if the syncing of your Ip is s Success by looking through /var/log/syslog.
This post explains how to install and setup the dynamic dns client ddclient to sync your dynamic IP address with the dynamic DNS service
I configured ddclient with all hosts listed in one line, separated by a comma (e.g.
In the above example, ddclient creates the following call: https://dynamic.zoneedit.com/auth/dynamic.html?