Ddclient not updating
Most of the time this is all you will need to do for the utility to function correctly.Cron is the automatic task scheduler for Linux systems.Name Translation is implemented via a distributed database known as the Domain Name System.DNS name servers which keep track of DNS records and exchange this information between each other to maintain consistency. a web browser) is then directed to one of these name servers.The ddclient wiki lists some configurations for several Dynamic DNS services. The following section has been adapted from Dynamic IP servers.If this is the first time you have installed ddclient, you will be prompted by the installation script for the hostname(s) that you registered with Dyn DNS (or other Dynamic DNS service).This isn't necessary, as the update script on Namecheap's end determines your IP on its own.
I configured the ddclient to get the IP from dyndns but it's not updating the subdomain on namecheap.You should be able to log in to your Dynamic DNS provider's website and verify that the DNS entry is being updated. Alternatively you can type your hostname into a service like A user may already have a hostname registered with a name server that does not have Dynamic DNS capabilities. That makes it possible to set up a free Dynamic DNS service (using the instructions above) with a free hostname (URL) and then forward the previously-registered static hostname (URL) to the Dynamic DNS hostname (URL).If you are using or for your DNS service so that you can access your server using a URL, then you might have to update your DNS record at the service periodically whenever the IP address of your computer changes. This client supports both the dynamic and (near) static services, MX setting, and alternative host. A perl based client to update your dynamic IP address at Dyn (or other dynamic DNS services such as Hammernode, Zoneedit or Easy DNS), thus allowing you and others to use a fixed hostname (myhost.dyndns.org) to access your machine.