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What is DNS and how does it work?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

To inexperienced users the Domain Name System (DNS) can seem very complicated. While it can in some cases be complex, DNS problems can be easily diagnosed once you understand the basic core ideas behind it....



What to do if your domain is not resolving

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Resolving a hostname means to convert a hostname of the form “wwww.domain.com” to an IP address. You can use this DNS lookup tool to check if your hostname is pointing to the correct IP address. There are several reas...



How to host email server if ISP blocks port 25?

TIPS & TRICKS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

The standard port used for SMTP connections is 25. An ISP (Internet Service Provider) may block port 25 in order to prevent spamming by its customers. With port 25 being blocked, you won't be able to host your own mail server at home or work. We will show you how...



How to add Dynu dynamic DNS service support to your router?

TIPS & TRICKS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

Dynu Dynamic DNS service is supported by many routers and IP cameras. This blog shows you how to use our dynamic DNS service if it is not built into your router....



Remote access with dynamic DNS

TIPS & TRICKS   DEREK MANNING   2 COMMENTS

Many of us have needs to access our electronic devices from a remote location. It could be to access your work computer to get a project file that you are working on, remote view your home surveillance camera to check on how your dog is doing, or remote acces...



How to avoid getting locked out when using Two-Factor Authentication?

TIPS & TRICKS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

At Dynu, we know that your domain name is your business. It’s critical that your domains, hosting, and other products remain safe and secure.

We offer Two-Factor Authentication for free and it can be easily configured with your account. Even if a hacke...



Static vs dynamic IP - Do I need a static IP address?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

You probably use your broadband connections for many activities when you're at home or at work, but you can also make use of that connection to access devices in your network even while you're away. For example, you might want to view your home security camera, get files...



Registrar, DNS hosting and Web hosting: the difference explained

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

Many people who are just starting their website or online business are overwhelmed by the different terminologies related to their website. Without fully understanding the difference between domain registrar, DNS hosting and web hosting, it is hard to make a choice on what s...



Hosting at home: what do you need?

TIPS & TRICKS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Hosting your own web server has a lot of benefits, for example, the flexibility to use any hardware you prefer and the freedom of having way more control over your bandwidth usage. You don't need a lot to make a server. But some things make it much easier. Here’s what you need to get started hosting your own web server...



Manage dynamic DNS service with your mobile devices

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

One of the modern digital environment’s key features is being multi-channel. Being able to establish an effective presence in those channels that better serve the customers has always been our business goal. According to comScore’s 2017 Cross Platform Future in Focus rep...



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