Perl client used to update dynamic DNS entries for accounts on Dynamic DNS Network Services' free DNS service.

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using ddclient with namecheap dns service doesn't update IP

I have just set up my first ever home server. I created root, made the IP static on my local network, installed openssh, and can now ssh into the computer as long as i am connected to my homes router. ...
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ddclient Running Info

ddclient seems powerful, however the only status message I can see is that it is running, by doing sudo /etc/init.d/ddclient status. Is it possible to check what current ip is cached? since when? ...
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Is there a way to pause ddclient?

I use ddclient to update my OpenDNS account for my home network (the router doesn't have this capability). Recently, I've been traveling and, at times, when my laptop joins another network it ...
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ddclient updates every time and logs 'nochg: No update required'

I have installed ddclient on my server and it seems to work. However, I get these warnings in my syslog: nochg: No update required; unnecessary attempts to change to the current address are ...
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How can I get ddclient to work with freedns?

I use the dynamic DNS service at freedns.afraid.org for my 12.04 server. I had assumed that the protocols would be standardised and that ddclient would just work, but apparently not. I get this ...
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How can I make NetworkManager call ddclient automatically

How can I make ddclient update my dyndns address whenever NetworkManager makes or cuts a connection?
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Bug fix for the ddclient “Invalid IP” error not working

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a mid-2009 MacBook Pro and using ddclient to update my IP address at www.no-ip.com. After installing ddclient according to the instructions here I had one successful ...
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ddclient - wont update Invalid Keyword for 'ip' = [closed]

/etc/ddclient.conf use=web, web=checkip.dyndns.org/, web-skip='IP Address' protocol=easydns ssl=yes server=members.easydns.com login=stueng password='****' home.***.** EDIT: I no longer get the ...
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Why is ddclient giving me an “Invalid IP” error when trying to update dynamic DNS?

I am having a really hard time getting ddclient (which updates OpenDNS with my current IP address) to work. I have it running as a daemon, but it never succeeds in updating my IP address at openDNS. ...
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ddclient not working without sudo

When I run ddclient (DynamicDns Updator) without sudo, I get WARNING: file /etc/ddclient.conf: Cannot open file '/etc/ddclient.conf'. (Permission denied) stat() on closed filehandle FD at ...