Dynamic DNS Service
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The Services > DynamicDNS screen settings specify settings so the system can automatically associate its current IP address with a domain name and continues to provide access to TrueNAS even if the system IP address changes.
To configure Dynamic DNS, go to System Settings > Services and find DynamicDNS, then click edit.
|Provider||Select the provider from the dropdown list of supported providers. If a specific provider is not listed, select Custom Provider and enter the information in the Custom Server and Custom Path fields below the SSL checkbox.|
|Custom Server||Displays after selecting Custom Provider in the Provider field. Enter the DDNS server name. For example, members.dyndns.org denotes a server similar to dyndns.org.|
|Custom Path||Displays after selecting Custom Provider in the Provider field. Enter the DDNS server path. Paht syntax can vary by provider and must be obtained from that provider. For example, /update?hostname= is a simple path for the update.twodns.de custom sever. The host name is automatically appended by default. For more examples see In-A-Dyn documentation.|
|CheckIP-Server SSL||Select to use HTTPS for the connection to the CheckIP Server.|
|CheckIP Server||Enter the name and port of the server that reports the external IP address. For example, entering checkip.dyndns.org:80 uses Dyn IP detection to discover the remote socket IP address.|
|CheckIP Path||Enter the path to the CheckIP server. For example, no-ip.com uses a CheckIP Server of dynamic.zoneedit.com and CheckIP Path of /checkip.html.|
|SSL||Select to use HTTPS for the connection to the server that updates the DNS record.|
|Domain Name||Enter the fully qualified domain name of the host with the dynamic IP address. Separate multiple domains with a space, comma (,), or semicolon (;). For example, myname.dyndns.org; myothername.dyndns.org.|
|Update Period||Enter the number of seconds for how often the IP is checked.|
|Username||Enter the user name for logging in to the provider and updating the record.|
|Password||Enter the user password for logging in to the provider and updating the record.|