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Howto: ddclient for dyn-updates
« on: December 12, 2012, 08:09:26 PM »

If your provider gives you a dynamic IP address, you can use the popular "ddclient" to update your tunnel configuration (see for details).

Ubuntu user can use apt to install the package:
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sudo apt-get install ddclient
Other linux user may use their package tool or download the package from

Example configuration /etc/ddclient.conf

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use=web, web=dyndns
protocol=noip, 12345 username password

Replace 12345 with your tunnel ID, username and password with your registered account. This configuration runs the ddclient in background and check for an IP update any 5 minutes. To detect the IP the client uses a web page (located at If it finds an IP change, it opens the update page and set the new client IPv4.