OpenDNS

General Information

This guide shows how to configure FreeBSD so it will update your OpenDNS account with your dynamic IP from your ISP. Tested on FreeBSD 7.2 Stable

Requirements

  1. ddclient

Installation

You need to install ddclient from the ports collection.

# cd /usr/ports/dns/ddclient
# make install clean

Configuration

After installing ddclient, you need to create/edit /usr/local/etc/ddclient.conf

Configure as follows:

##
## OpenDNS.com account-configuration
##
use=web, web=whatismyip.org

server=updates.opendns.com
protocol=dyndns2          
login=opendns_username    
password=opendns_password
opendns_network_label

*From: http://www.opendns.com/support/article/192

# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ddclient start

Test to make sure the client updates your IP in your OpenDNS dashboard.

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