Rather than installing OpenDNS Updater on each computer in my network - and, apparently, on every user account on a computer - I would like to centralize the task of IP updating in my router.
From reading this forum I understand that the OpenDNS IP Updater uses the protocol from DynDNS to update my network's IP. Therefore, since my wireless router supports the DynDNS service, I may be able to provide my router with a custom URL for updating my IP address, and thus dispense with the OpenDNS Updater entirely.
[The technique can be found at http://dyn.com/support/developers/api/perform-update/; the hostname in the URL would be my network name in my OpenDNS account, and I can use the IP Updater address in my router.]
In general, I understand that I can use the URL:
where 'n' is the name in my router's configuration. Once setup, this should start updating my OpenDNS account with the correct IP address, and I can dispense with the OpenDNS Updater.
Has anyone tried this method, and were the results successful?
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