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4 new year resolutions for domain owners

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We are almost in 2021, how are you doing with your new year resolutions? Many resolutions are hard to keep, which is why most of us end up abandoning them. But here are 4 easy resolutions you could have made as a domain owner that would have given you a sense of accompli...



DNS dictionary: terms you should know

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You’ve probably come across a lot of strange words and acronyms while setting up your domain name. Here are some of the most common ones that you should be aware of so you can sound smart with your friends. ...



Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?

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You are most probably aware that Google offers a small ranking boost to websites with SSL certificate installed to promote internet security. You may wonder if you need an SSL certificate for your own website, whether it is an e-commerce site or a personal blog. Installing a...



What is DNS and how does it work?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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...



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