I would like to ask you for assistance to improve your service with „FritzBox“ routers made by AVM.
As pointed out in the linked discussion, the firmware for these routers asks for a „Domainname“ when configuring DynamicDNS. Lots of users relay on this implemented DynamicDNS feature, so that the router can inform your servers, when it gets a new IP (happens all 24h). Using this feature is also way more comfortable then running the „OpenDNS Updater“…
In the FritzBox UI there are several DynmaicDNS suppliers listed. Since OpenDNS is not a real DynamicDNS supplier, it is not listed there yet, so one has to use the user-defined setup, which is asking for „Domainname“, as stated above.
Since users of OpenDNS are usually not having a domain, they want to keep reachable, they can’t enter anything there. This leads to the issue:
With no or a wrong domain name entered in this field, the FritzBox log gets filled with errors, about the missing/wrong domain. Regardless of this errors, the IP gets successful updated with OpenDNS, which is fine :)
What is bothering us users are the „errors“ in the log…
I already asked AVM for assistance and asked if they could left out the „Domainname“ field when using OpenDnS.
They are willing to care about this issue. To implement OpenDNS as a predefined service in their DynamicDNS settings, they said they will need so information from you for their settings screen.
It would be really kind, if you could get in touch with AVM and deliver the needed information, so that FritzBox users can easily configure their router to inform OpenDNS about the routers IP, without producing unnecessary log files.
Thanks in advance!
Link to discussion in OpenDNS forum:
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