Manual:Services/Dynamic DNS

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The domain name system (DNS) translates a URL like www.yahoo.com to an IP address like 206.190.36.45.

Dynamic DNS (DDNS) allows the router with the public IP address to be reached from the internet via a URL even if its IP address is dynamically changing.

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Enable: Enables the dynamic DNS.

Event interface: Chooses the interface, e.g. LAN or WAN, for which “interface up” would run the DDNS script process.

Service: Chooses the DDNS service provider e.g. no-ip.com.

Hostname: Specifies the hostname e.g. y0033.no-ip.biz.

Username: Sets the username registered for the DDNS service.

Password: Sets the password registered for the DDNS service.

Source of IP Address: Configures the source of the IP address information. The default is URL.

URL: Sets the URL of the source of the IP address information e.g. http://checkip.dyndns.com/.

Check for changed IP every: The default is to check the IP address every 1 minute.

Force update every: The default is to force update every 72 hours.