Help with ddclient + OpenDNS

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Help with ddclient + OpenDNS

Postby falconed on Sun May 31, 2009 5:06 am

Hey all!

I'm currently haveing trouble setting up ddclient to update my IP in OpenDNS so that its services can be used after my IP address changes.

I have the following in /etc/default/ddclient:

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# Configuration for ddclient scripts
# generated from debconf on Fri May 29 17:48:52 EST 2009
# /etc/default/ddclient

# Set to "true" if ddclient should run in daemon mode

# Set the time interval between the updates of the dynamic DNS name in seconds.
# This option only takes effect if the ddclient runs in daemon mode.

## account-configuration

When I restart ddclient i get the following error messages:
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/etc/default/ddclient: 24: Home: not found
 * Restarting Dynamic DNS service update utility ddclient
WARNING:  file /etc/ddclient.conf, line 7: Invalid Value for keyword 'if' = ''
WARNING:  file /etc/ddclient.conf, line 8: Invalid Value for keyword 'server' = ''
WARNING:  file /etc/ddclient.conf, line 9: Invalid Value for keyword 'login' = ''

I have set my OpenDNS network name (Home) correctly whilst following the OpenDNS 'guide' for ddclient.

Any ideas on what could be going wrong?
Thank you in advance!
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Re: Help with ddclient + OpenDNS

Postby Husse on Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:04 am

If you get
Invalid Value for keyword 'if' = ''

there must be an error in the file - but without knowledge about it I can't tell what
The only if I see are commented out - perhaps you need two #
Try to add a # before the existing # in every comment
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