Thursday, December 27, 2007

DD-WRT: Dynamic DNS

Some providers allow you to use your own domain name if you have one so you can be "home.yourdomain.com" but typically you have to host your domain with them and there is usually a fee for that service.

Once you enter this information, click the Save and then Apply Settings buttons at the bottom of the page and check the DDNS Status to make sure it is updating properly.

Dynamic DNS Setting

1) Log into your router.

2) Select Setup then DDNS:




3) Select the DDNS service you wish to use. Note that you will need to have an account already set-up with one of those providers. Most providers offer a free account option:



4) Enter the User Name, Password & Host Name into the boxes. The host name will be "something.DynDNS.org" depending on your provider. Some providers allow you to use your own domain name if you have one so you can be "home.yourdomain.com" but typically you have to host your domain with them and there is usually a fee for that service.

Once you enter this information, click the Save and then Apply Settings buttons at the bottom of the page and check the DDNS Status to make sure it is updating properly.

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