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  • What are you all using for dyndns?
    I used to use but my Mikrotik router includes the feature built-in and since it's not well know, some places (like my work) don't block it. Source: 9 days ago
  • What are you all using for dyndns?
    Been using for a very long time until my domain registrar (ionos) started offering an API that allows using my own domains directly. Source: 9 days ago
  • What are you all using for dyndns?
    For many years I have been using: Source: 9 days ago
  • IPv6 Port Forwarding no Route to Host with some providers
    So your ISP does not trust the DNS servers, not sure we can do anything about that. You can change DynDNS provider. I have been using for 10+ years and with both IPv4 and IPv6. Source: 11 days ago
  • Do I need ddclinet for ddns?
    Hi guys! I succesfully created a vpn server using raspberry pi and I managed to create a domain name using free ddns provider: After a week or so everything was ok but one day I could't connect to my vpn server. When I arrived home I discovered that my public ip address in my ddns provider didn't changed. Do I have to install something like ddclient? Source: 11 days ago
  • finding a free (sub)domain-provider with decent dns
    I did use but migrated to Cloudflare. Source: 20 days ago
  • Any suggestions for a kids private server?
    You can use a service like NoIP or freedns to get a free subdomain that can be linked to your IP instead of typing it out. Source: 26 days ago
  • Setup Nextcloud using Ngnix on a docker container
    You need dynamic dns (dyndns). If you google for this, you should find guides how to setup dyndns. If would suggest to use, it is free and you can create your own subdomain from a list of domains. The basic idea is to create a script which runs periodically (e.g. Every 5 minutes) which tells the dyndns provider your current IP address. Source: about 1 month ago
  • Host a blog for free with a free domain name? Is there a way?
    I used to use FreeDNS: Source: about 1 month ago
  • Host a blog for free with a free domain name? Is there a way?
    I use for my server at home. Source: about 1 month ago
  • Self hosted public DNS Server
    I used a free domain from, but in some environments the firewall blocked their ns and the resolver no longer worked. Also I hosted it at home and forwarded the ports but in the local hospital, for some imperscrutable reasond, all ip marked as residential are blocked by the firewall .... Source: about 1 month ago
  • The Free DNS Project
    In that case, please clearly state it is the unofficial subreddit for "" so others will know. Source: about 1 month ago
  • Looks like is down
    Try to log by and ignore warnings. Then logon will redirect to, at this point use one again address without "free" ex. Source: about 2 months ago
  • Don't sleep on Tailscale, it is borderline magical.
    Completely unrelated to Tailscale, another option is Cloudflare Tunnel. It will also traverse CGNAT and expose your Plex server to the public internet. The only limitation here is that you must have a subdomain. I have my own paid one, but I don't see why you couldn't use something like to get a free subdomain. Cloudflare Tunnel is completely free, and it comes with free TLS too. I use... Source: about 2 months ago
  • Admin interface Access using http
    A subdomain is sufficient. Get one free at I’ve been using their services for nearly a decade now and configured a self-renewing certificate on one of their subdomains for access to my Plex server running on a NAS. Source: 2 months ago
  • RIP Freenom
    Https:// Subdomains only though. Source: 3 months ago
  • Cheapest Domain Options ( Paid)
    I can confirm too that .ovh might be the cheapest TLD. You might want to take a look at too. Source: 4 months ago
  • Question Regarding Synology
    If I am not mistaken Synology NAS support SSH with key files. You could use this to connect to the server and transfer the backups. You can additionally use a DDNS provider so that you can always reach the NAS from the outside via the same address. Personally, I have always had good experiences with Source: 4 months ago
  • Free domain
    If you are cool with a subdomain, you can grab something over and point it to whatever you want. There are over 41,000 domains that you can get a subdomain for.... Like I've had the same free subdomain from there for almost 20 years. Great for projects and personal use. I bought my own domain name a few years back and pay to host the DNS there now as well. Source: 4 months ago
  • How can I use a ddns service like noip if I don't have public IPv4. I only have a public IPv6.
    Try, or if you have your own domain. Source: 4 months ago
  • DDNS recommendations which provide subdomains
    Are they better than Source: 5 months ago

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