Namecheap’s free DYNDNS

Stumbled upon Namecheaps free DYNDNS service this morning, and I can’t be more impressed.

All I did was buy a 0.66 cent domain



Enabled the Dynamic DNS in the Advanced DNS settings:

Dynamic DNS
Dynamic DNS

Then added the client to my home media server:

Windows: Direct Update
Mac: NC DNS Updater, IP Monitor
Unix: DDClient , IPCheck
Other: Java Dynamic DNS Client, IPCheck for OS/2

I was never a fan of DYNDNS or NO IP for some reason, I loved DuckDNS, but I was looking for something cleaner. This is the perfect solution to use with my home media server  / file server.

Isaac Adams-Hands

Full Stack Developer, Digital Marketer, and InfoSec enthusiast. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Western Sydney and his Business Diploma from Georgian College before joining various marketing positions in search portals, e-commerce, higher education, and addiction recovery services.

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