Did you know that with No-IP Free Dynamic DNS, you don’t need to worry about your annoying dynamic IP address anymore?
Our Free DDNS points a free subdomain (hostname) to your dynamic IP address. This means you don’t need to remember your IP address or worry about it changing when you are leaving the house. It also means that you don’t need to give your IP address out in order for people outside your network to access your network, you simply give them your free subdomain / hostname and that’s that.
Let’s start with the basics, the basis of the system. DNS stands for Domain Name Service.
What is DNS?
It’s like the whitepage directory for the Internet. You supply a name, DNS supplies a number. The name in this case is specifically a hostname and the number is an IP address. Without DNS you would have to remember every IP address of every website you want to visit. With over 300 million websites on the web, remembering every IP address would be utterly impossible, well unless maybe you’re Kim Peek: The Real Rain Man.
Many times, it’s only after a DNS has come under attack or after it has suffered unwanted downtime that we start thinking strategically about DNS.
DNS is an integral component of your overall website strategy. Individuals and enterprises alike spend valuable resources creating and promoting their brands and forget about managing perhaps the most important aspect of it - their domain name.