DynDNS updater on SBS 2003 R2 v router IP updating
Posted on 2009-05-14
I've got a SBS 2003 R2 server behind a Netgear firewall and a DG834G modem/router (my ISP doesn't use PPOE so I cannot use the firewall's modem). My IP is dynamic.
As I'm thinking of setting up remote access to my server, I thought I may make use of the DynDNS service for dynamic IP's. I'm a liitle confused whether to use the DynDNS updating facility built in to the router, or to install the DynDNS Updater software on the server itself?
The DynDNS site states that the software route is preferable and the router itself puts you off, by stating that the username/password may not be held securely on the router and it may "cause problems" whatever that means! What do you think is best?
I've checked the DynDNS site as well as EE and there seems to be conflicting opinions in the searches, so I thought I'd ask you folks directly.