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

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ddclient invalid login

I am trying make a dns registry using ddclient, here is my ddclient.conf protocol=nsupdate use=if, if=eth0 example.mydomain.com and I got the error when I ran the ddclient : ddclient[3507] WARNING: ...
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ddclient not working with namecheap on ubuntu 22.04

This is my /etc/ddclient.conf: daemon=300 ssl=yes use=web web=dynamicdns.park-your-domain.com/getip protocol=namecheap server=dynamicdns.park-your-domain.com # First Domain login=firstdomain.com ...
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help with DDclient config

I'm try to update my IP to Cloudflare. What I done so far : sudo apt-get install ddclient libjson-any-perl cd ~ wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/ddclient/ddclient/ddclient-3.8.3.tar.bz2 ...
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How to use domain name to connect via ssh into your linux server

I have an own linux server (ngnix, gunicorn, python flask) connected it via dyndns to my frtizbox and to my domain and dyndns provider (selfhost.de). Now I would like to connect to this linux server ...
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ddclient with ipv6 in ubuntu 16.04?

i am trying to revive my old Thinkpad T60 as an Home Server, firstly for nextcloud. I already use a dynamic dns service with portmapper for my raspberry pi, i simply used the usev6 = if, if=eth0 ...
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Ubuntu server 18.04, Dynamic DNS w/google domains - mydomain.com resolves, www.mydomain.com does not

My problem is this - I don't know the best way to end-to-end troubleshoot this dynamic dns setup and hosting. Essentially what I want to is use the google domains dynamic dns service to forward http ...
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Restrict ddclient updates to home network

I already have ddclient 3.8.2 working with OpenDNS. I'm running it on my laptop. I may travel with my laptop, and so I don't want to update the IP if I'm not home. How do I restrict ddclient to ...
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run ddclient as a service in 16.04

there is no description of how to do this on the github wiki or sourceforge wiki just how to There is a file /etc/default/ddclient # Configuration for ddclient scripts # generated from debconf on ...
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ddclient: Invalid Value for keyword 'ip' = '' (Dynamic DNS)

Previous posts on this topic appear to be outdated or not useful. Running 17.04 on a Pine64. When running ddclient with dynu.com service I get an email with the following error (*** where I deleted ...
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How do I verify DDCLIENT is using SSL and if it's not, how do I force it?

I have been following this guide on setting up VPN on my pi. Part of the steps are to set up and configure a dynamic dns service. I have created several accounts across multiple platforms. No Ip and ...
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Passwords do not match in ddlcient setup

Every time I install a new ubuntu server, I add ddclient (via apt-get) Since some time, I don't exactly remember when it started, but for sure every time I used 16.04. I get a 'Passwords do not match"...
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How to run .desktop icon from sudo

I have created a desktop icon for the gddccontrol, but to run it I need to execute it from sudo. Is there a way to run a command from the desktop icon like, sudo -pPASSWORD gddccontrol so it won't ...
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ddlient returning 127.0.0.1 instead of external IP

I'm using ddclient on multiple machines without any problems (Ubuntu 12.04 & 14.04), but one machine randomly returns 127.0.0.1 I'm using the same configuration for all machines (except hostname ...
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Google Domains DDNS with DDclient on Ubuntu

Evening everyone, I asked the same question on stack overflow here however it has been a several days and almost no views and no hints. I am using ddclient to update google domains with my ip. ...
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ddclient with google domains dynamic DNS to ssh into my desktop

So I want to be able to SSH into my home desktop. I set up port forwarding on my router, and was able to ssh into my machine ssh alex@2601:647:4802:b000:e938:d8b5:6111:e0fb When I restart the ...
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14.04 - DUC doesn't update correctly the IP with VPN at startup

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS server that launches a few things at startup, two of them being OpenVPN for my VPN service and a Dynamic DNS Update Client to update my noip host to my current IP. I'...
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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 /usr/sbin/...
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Configure IP updater for OpenDNS

I would like to configure an IP updater for OpenDNS. What packages I need to install? What configuration is necessary? I'm not asking about how to include the OpenDNS servers in my /etc/resolv.conf.
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