dont have a static ip, whats a good dynamic dns client to use?

have a camera system to access remotely and do not have a static ip.  anyone please recommend a reputable dynamic dns client i can use?  something such as  but i havent used anything like this in many many years and i dont know which would be scammish and which are safe to use.
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Option 1:
You could try, they have one of the best reputations and are referenced A LOT in tech books and articles. They have been around a LONG TIME.

Here's a link for a free 3 day trial, then plans starting at $5 a month (a cup of coffee):

Here is a reference article/example with a Linksys router and (NOTE: it USE TO be so don't worry it's the same thing):

Option 2:
Call your ISP (Comcast, etc) and ask about getting a static IP. I don't think it's that much, I think $20, but call them of course to get exact pricing.

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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
I used to use DynDNS, but then they stopped their free service.   Now I use DNSexit. Works fine, no complaints.
n2fcCommented: still has a free level (limit 5 hosts for free)...

OOps... Just checked... Free account now has 3 hosts limit per account!

Get a free account here:

they also supply an auto update software (DUC) installed on your network that will periodically update the ip address on their servers...

See: for info on the DUC (Dynamic Update Client)
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PS: If you have your own domain, you can still use with it... Just create a CNAME entry in your DNS that ties the noip dynamic domain to yours... I have done this for years and it works just fine!   And all FREE!
For my home camera system clients i've been having them purchase a domain from    Namecheap has a free dynamic DNS service.  It costs my clients about $11 a year to reregister the domain.    Pretty cheap and easy to setup.   The NameCheap tech support is plenty helpful.   To setup a namecheap account and configure the dynamic DNS takes 10 minutes.  

Plus, your hostname ends up being something custom and maybe relevant to you.   i.e., that's an easy hostname to remember.
After looking through quite a list of DDNS providers, I ended up with and have found the free service able to do what I needed. They had a good-enough explanation of the client requirements for me to get it to work with Tomato firmware on my router even though Tomato didn't know specifically about

I think it's better if you can get DDNS bundled in with your domain purchase, if you're starting fresh.
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