|DynDNS Free service allows you to create a hostname that points to your home or office IP address. Dynamic IP’s change frequently therefore it is sometimes hard to keep track or know when it changes. DynDNS provides an update mechanism which makes the hostname work with your dynamic IP address,|
so if you have a dynamic IP, you will be always able to connect using the easy to remember hostname that they provided you.
In this tutorial you will learn how to set up DynDNS to create a hostname that will point to your home or office IP number and forward the hostname to a device or other service that you want to host.
You could host a personal or small business website from home, remotely access your home VPN, watch your security cameras, set up a photo gallery, and more!
To begin you will need the following:
|Go to DynDNS by clicking on the following link. http://www.dyndns.com/services/dns/dyndns/|
Click Create Free Hostname.
At this point you will be creating your account. As you can see the Order Total is 0.00; if you have anything other than that then something went wrong.
At this point you will be taken to a confirmation page.
At this time you will need to access your email and click on the link to confirm the account.
After clicking on the link you will be taken to another confirmation page that will let you know that your account is active.
Click on Proceed to checkout.
Then click on Activate Services.
At this point your hostname (abcd.dyndns.org) is Active
For this tutorial we will be using the Linksys WRT610N
You should get the following message in the Status DDNS is updated successfully, Operation complete.
On your router
Now you are ready to try it.