What Is Dynamic DNS?

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Dynamic DNS can be a hard concept to understand. Trust me, I get it. If you had asked me two years ago what Dynamic DNS was, I would have said something like, “Uh Dynamic DN… What?”  Dynamic DNS is what we use to help you remotely access devices like routers, cameras, and DVRs. So how exactly do we do this? Let us explain!  Continue Reading

Create Hostnames on Your Own Domain with No-IP Plus

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Do you ever wish you didn’t have to use a different domain for your website and your dynamic DNS? Well you don’t have to if you add No-IP’s Plus Managed DNS to your current domain name. Adding Plus Managed DNS to your domain will allow you to create up to 50 hostnames on your own domain and it includes Dynamic DNS, so your hostname will always stay updated with the correct IP address. Continue Reading

How I Went to Mexico Without My Dogs and Didn’t Freak Out!

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Last week I spent five days in sunny Cancun, Mexico. My husband and I took the trip as a late honeymoon and we have never traveled together out of the country. We were excited but also nervous because, like many of you, we own dogs.  We actually have three dogs and no kids, so obviously they are our babies. We worried how they would react to both of us being gone for so many days.

My sister was going to come feed, water and play with them twice a day, but I liked the idea of being able to check in on them when I wanted. Well, lucky for me I work at No-IP. So what did I do? I installed an IP camera in the living room and set up Dynamic DNS, so I could have access to them at all times. Continue Reading

11 Tips for Using Dynamic DNS Like a Pro

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At No-IP, we know that you have questions about using our services and we want to help. We asked our industry leading Support Team to create a list of tips that you may find helpful.  All of the tips are related to setting up and running our Free and Enhanced Dynamic DNS services, check them out below.  Continue Reading

Master Dynamic DNS in 5 Simple Steps

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Chances are you found No-IP when looking for a way to access your device remotely. Or maybe you had a friend refer you to us, because you were using an expensive static IP address, when all you needed was Dynamic DNS. Whichever the case may be, Dynamic DNS can seem like a complicated thing to master. But the truth is, Dynamic DNS is very simple and you can be a Dynamic DNS expert with these 5 simple steps. Continue Reading