dyndns.org (dyn) ddclient configuration fix

I have been using ddclient to update my dynamic dns records for various servers and laptops for many years now. Around a month ago they all stopped updating the DNS server. I eventually tracked the error down to a line in the configuration file:

server=members.dyndns.org

It’s not like I had made up a random server name…this server had been working successfully for several years. And it is the server recommended by the ddclient automatic configuration script generator on the dyndns.org website even now. [https://account.dyn.com/tools/clientconfig.html] However, at least for me on Ubuntu 10.04 and ddclient 3.8.0 it had stopped working.

I changed it over to:

server=members.dyndns.com

And this fixed the problem.


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