Update Enom Domain Name via PowerShell (Dynamic DNS Update)
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DynDNS.org, the awesome service that lets you access your home computers from anywhere, recently announced that it’s getting rid of its free accounts. The most basic account now costs $25 per year.
Fortunately, we can use PowerShell to keep our DNS names updated with the latest public IP Address from our Internet Service Provider for FREE.
In this article I will update the domain name “test.jppinto.com” with the latest public IP address from my Internet Service Provider.
I use Enom.com for my Domain Name services, they charge about the same as GoDaddy and have very useful features for Domain Name management.
Under “General Setting”, you can set a password to access Domain Name settings.
PowerShell Script to Update IP Address for test.jppinto.com. You can use this and schedule to run periodically from a machine where you need the DNS update.
# VARIABLES FOR ENOM SITE $HostName = "test" $DomainName = "jppinto.com" $Password = "veryhardpassword" # GET THE CURRENT PUBLIC IP ADDRESS $url = "http://checkip.dyndns.com" $webclient = New-Object System.Net.WebClient $Ip = $webclient.DownloadString($url) $Ip2 = $Ip.ToString() $ip3 = $Ip2.Split(" ") $ip4 = $ip3 $ip5 = $ip4.replace("