To update your Hostnames using the SuperDDNS Updater For Linux, follow the steps below. You will need the following:
If the chart below does not include your distro of choice, it may still be compatible.
The SuperDDNS Updater For Linux requires the following for installation:
However, you can still run the Updater in interactive, or background mode on distros without systemd.
Download the latest version of the SuperDDNS Updater for Linux:
Next, set the execute permission on the script you just downloaded.
chmod +x setup.sh
Now we execute the script using sudo, or as root with the --install parameter.
sudo ./setup.sh --install
Enter your UserID.
Enter the HostID you wish to update.
Choose your update interval in minutes. 5 miniutes is the minimal value for free accounts, see this knowledge base article for more information.
The installation is complete. Next we will need to test the configuration.
Let's launch the updater with the -i interactive mode parameter to make sure it is updating your Hostname successfully.
sudo /opt/superddns-updater/updater.sh -i
If you see the message "Updated Successfully," then you are ready to start the updater service.
sudo systemctl start superddns-updater.service
And finally, let's check the service status.
sudo systemctl status superddns-updater.service
setup.sh < parameter >
Installs the SuperDDNS Updater as a service on your system.
Uninstalls the SuperDDNS Updater service from your system.
Interactive mode launches the SuperDDNS Updater as a command-line application with live display of update results.
Background mode runs the SuperDDNS Updater as a background process.
Configuration mode prompts you for your UserID, HostID, and update interval.
The SuperDDNS Updater stores data in the following locations:
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