DigitalOcean also has an API for their DNS. I use a very similar setup to
update my record.

On Oct 14, 2016 15:13, "Sean Dague" <s...@dague.net> wrote:

> My solution is a bit custom, but I throw it out there anyway.
>
> I use Linode to run a few websites (including mhvlug.org). They have an
> API accessable DNS manager. I have a cron job running hourly that
> updates a DNS record in there with the current IP that my network
> exposes from.
>
> If you happen to have service somewhere that hosts DNS with an API,
> doing something like this is pretty straight forward.
>
> On 10/14/2016 02:37 PM, Michael Chase-Salerno wrote:
> > I've been using the free version from no-ip "forever" and I haven't had
> > any problems with it. I only need a single host and you do have to do a
> > confirmation every month.
> >
> > http://freeddns.noip.com/
> >
> > They do have a enhanced service that adds a bunch more hosts and
> > eliminates the monthly confirmation at $25/yr
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:03 PM, John Mort <j...@mort.net
> > <mailto:j...@mort.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     I've used dyndns for awhile now to make it easier to find my
> >     computer at home when I want to remote in, it just works and I don't
> >     have to think about it other than when I set up a new router.  Today
> >     I was poking around and looked at my billing history:
> >     February 24, 2016 11:23 PM        7230712 $40.00  Standard Invoice
>       COMPLETE
> >     February 22, 2015 11:35 PM        5888458 $30.00  Standard Invoice
>       COMPLETE
> >     February 15, 2014 11:18 PM        4496550 $25.00  Standard Invoice
>       COMPLETE
> >     February 15, 2013 12:28 PM        3280004 $20.00  Standard Invoice
>       COMPLETE
> >     February 15, 2012 11:08 PM        2194108 $20.00  Standard Invoice
>       COMPLETE
> >     March 01, 2011 8:10 AM    1482521 $15.00  Standard Invoice
> COMPLETE
> >
> >     Ugh, shame on me for not looking at my account from time to time.
> >     I'm sure there's been some value added to their service that helps
> >     justify the cost increases, but my needs are simple.  Assigning my
> >     current IP to a static hostname was a no brainer at $15, at $40 I
> >     feel like I should look around.  Anyone have a personal
> >     recommendation for a competitor who can reliably do the same thing
> >     for less?
> >
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