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    Duck DNS Alternatives

    Duck DNS is described as 'free dynamic DNS hosted on Amazon EC2. Duck DNS is a free service which will point a DNS (sub domains of duckdns.org) to an IP of your choice' and is a Dynamic DNS Service in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Duck DNS for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is No-IP, which is free. Other great apps like Duck DNS are FreeDNS (Freemium), Dynu Dynamic DNS (Free), nsupdate.info (Free, Open Source) and Dyn (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 4, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
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      No-IP allows you to create up to 3 free Dynamics DNS hosts for private use. You will need to register for a free account, and either update your IP address via their web interface or download their Windows client.
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    1. Free DNS, Dynamic DNS, Static DNS services; 5 free shared hostnames, use anywhere; Unlimited number of domains per account (yes really); Free subdomain hosting, free domain hosting, free backup dns, reverse IPv6 DNS hosting (forward/reverse); Free URL redirection [web...


    2. Dynu offers free dynamic DNS service for yourname.dynu.com and yourname.com. It has a simple API(update URL) and offers free update client software.
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      Dynu Dynamic DNS vs Duck DNS opinions
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      neal_colgrass DuckDNS is very basic compared to Dynu. Both are good though.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    3. nsupdate.info is a dynamic dns service. You usually need it so your router (or other dyndns2-compatible client) can update a hostname, so you don't need to know or find out your current IP address.
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      Using Dyn’s dynamic DNS eliminates the headache and human error associated with tracking ever-changing IP addresses and allows you to avoid the alternative of purchasing pricey static IPs. Dynamic DNS Pro costs 55 USD annually for 30 dynamic hosts

      Discontinued

      This service was discontinued and replaced by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in May of 2020.



    4. Free DNS, Managed DNS and DDoS Protected DNS hosting with included web redirects, mail forwards and Round-Robin load balancing. Instant updates in Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia.
      • FreeProprietary
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      • OpenWrt
      • Tomato
      • DD-WRT
      Duiadns is an enhanced and free dynamic dns provider with an unique feature named ipv6 for lan that allows you to update your LAN devices IPv6 address direclty from the router.
      Duiadns vs Duck DNS opinions
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      User8856051 They are both free dynamic DNS providers.
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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    5. DNS-O-Matic (dnsomatic.com) provides you a free and easy way to announce your dynamic IP changes to multiple services with a single update.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Reliable and stable Dynamic DNS service. - no need to update every 30 days - free service - Use your own 2nd level domain - update IP with API or Windows/Android/Linux client - add free SSL certificates via Let's Encrypt
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    6. A collaborative network of nodes. Storm is the way to improve the management of your web application. Manage, monitor and stress test your web resources. Automation server, workflow, continuous integration, automatic development.
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