The ddclient wiki lists some configurations for several Dynamic DNS services. The following section has been adapted from Dynamic IP servers.If this is the first time you have installed ddclient, you will be prompted by the installation script for the hostname(s) that you registered with Dyn DNS (or other Dynamic DNS service).
Cron is the automatic task scheduler for Linux systems.
You will also be prompted for the username/password your registered with your Dynamic DNS service.
Lastly, you will be asked which ethernet port you primarily use to connect to the Internet (eth0 for wired or wlan0 for wireless, usually).
This client works with all of our services as well as services provided by some of our competitors. inadyn supports detecting the public IP address via our Check IP service.
inadyn officially runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and Open BSD.
You should be able to log in to your Dynamic DNS provider's website and verify that the DNS entry is being updated. Alternatively you can type your hostname into a service like