Microsoft Edge Extension Microsoft Edge Extension

Dynu Dynamic DNS Client is a powerful browser extension which detects any changes to your system's IP address and reports it to Dynu DNS servers so that your domain name points to the IP detected by the extension. It supports IPv4 and IPv6 updates as well as group. It runs on all computers that have Microsoft Edge browsers installed. It can run in the background even if you have all browser windows closed.

Listing Item   Install

You can go to Edge Add-ons and add the extension to your Edge browser.

Dynu IP Update Client Activity

Listing Item   Setup

Once installed, you can see the Dynu IP Update Client in the list of extensions when you click on the puzzle icon next to the browser address bar. You can configure the extension to show in toolbar by clicking on the eye icon. You can also the click the ... and go to Extension Options to configure your account. If you cannot locate the Extension Options page, you can also go there using this direct link.

Dynu IP Update Client Activity

Username  Your Dynu account username. Providing username and no group will update the IP address for all hostnames that have no group assigned to them in your account.

Password  You may use your account password or take advantage of setting up a separate IP update password different from the account password. MD5 hash of the password is also accepted.

Group  Use 'group' parameter if you want to update IP address for one or a collection of hostnames including those created using aliases in different networks. Please note that the 'username' and 'password' parameters are mandatory when using group. You may set up groups for your hostnames in the control panel.

Update IPv4 Address  Check this field if you want your IPv4 address to be updated.

Update IPv6 Address  Check this field if you want your IPv6 address to be updated.

Show notification when IP update occurs  If checked, a notification window will show up if IP address change is detected:

Dynu IP Update Client Activity

Activate IP update  This field has to be enabled for the application to run. You can choose how often the application checks for IP change.

Once you have filled out all the fields, clicking somewhere outside those fields will automatically save your settings. You can force an IP update by enabling and disabling the 'Activate IP Update' option. It is advised to force an update after you make changes to the settings.

Listing Item   Run application in background

You may want to allow the extension to run in the background. That way the application will check for IP changes even if you have closed all browser windows. Here is how to configure the browser:

  • Go to the Edge menu by clicking the ... on the browser address bar level. (or press Alt+E)
  • Select Settings
  • On the left menu bar, click on System and performance
  • Slide on the option 'Continue running background extensions and apps when Microsoft Edge is closed'
You also need to conifgure Windows settings to allow notifications. To confirm that the application is running in the background, you can close all browser windows and you should see a edge icon in the tray icon area. Click on it will show the window below:

Dynu IP Update Client Activity