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Title: Complementary Dynamic DNS
Post by: nullit on April 13, 2014, 08:43:31 AM
On the DIR-601 I use (or actually "used") the complementary dynamic DNS service for D-Link customers (dlinkddns.com) and wanted to change my userID/username and hostname into something a little more easy to remember.
So, yesterday, I completely deleted the account and tried to open a new one with the same email address. This got rejected, however, with the explanation that "Only one account per e-mail address allowed" !
Does anybody know for how long one's email remains in the system i.e. prevents D-Link customers from using this complementary service ?

Thanks,

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Title: Re: Complementary Dynamic DNS
Post by: nullit on April 13, 2014, 10:21:59 AM
Incidentally, will Dyn's shutting down DynDNS free service impact D-Link router customers' complementary dynamic DNS service ??  ???

Thanks,

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Title: Re: Complementary Dynamic DNS
Post by: FurryNutz on April 13, 2014, 12:49:36 PM
Dyn to Shut Down DynDNS Free Service (http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Dyn-to-Shut-Down-DynDNS-Free-Service-128457)

You might need to get into a new account and purchase the service...
Title: Re: Complementary Dynamic DNS
Post by: nullit on April 14, 2014, 08:04:47 AM
Purchase the service! Is this official from D-Link? Complimentary dynDNS service is an incentive to buy D-Link gear and, if you will, part of the contract one expects the company to honor, much like ongoing complementary firmware updates. So, surely D-Link must have a way to reinstate the service with my existing email address. If not, even buying a new router would not make complementary dynDNS service available to me. Weird!.
 
With respect to Dyn shutting down free DynDNS service, would it be safe to assume that D-Link is among the "longest and loyal Dyn supporters" and as such will continue to receive the service "free for life", - and that this promise should extend to many D-Link's router customers who (indirectly, granted) have long and loyally supported Dyn?.
 
Wondering . . .
 
Title: Re: Complementary Dynamic DNS
Post by: FurryNutz on April 14, 2014, 09:19:06 AM
IT was mentioned that for those who donated to DDN services would get continued service.

I recommend that you phone contact your regional D-Link support office and get immediate help and information on this. We find that phone support has more immediate results rather than using email.
Title: Re: Complementary Dynamic DNS
Post by: nullit on April 16, 2014, 02:50:45 PM
Update, update !!
 
I've managed to reinstate my dlinkddns account, - and here's the answer to my question if Dyn would discontinue D-Link customers' complementary DNS service: At (http://dyn.com/free-user-faqs/) Dyn says that D-Link customer's "hostnames will remain unaffected" by the May 7 cancellation of their free service !!
 
Cheers,
 
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Title: Re: Complementary Dynamic DNS (RESOLVED)
Post by: FurryNutz on April 16, 2014, 03:42:16 PM
Enjoy.  ;)