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Hiive.biz Dynamic DNS Service

Hiive.biz is a dynamic DNS service provider. Hiive.biz offers free accounts to anyone. Each account can have up to 10 hosts with dynamically assigned IPv4 addresses. Hiive.biz provides an update API to allow for easy and quick host updates. The API mimics the dyndns2 protocol so that many common DDNS update clients will work with it. It has been known to work with ddclient, DD-WRT, Tomato USB, Open-WRT, Curl, and most other DDNS client. Hiive.biz is an open source system.



Hiive.biz DDNS Update API


 API Call: http://{username}:{password}@hiive.biz/ddns/update?&hostname={hostname}&myip={IP Address}


Hiive.biz API Parameters:

 username [REQUIRED]
 Your Hiive.biz account username.

 password [REQUIRED]
 Your Hiive.biz account password.

 hostname [REQUIRED]
 Comma separated list of your Hiive.biz hostnames to update (up to 10 hostnames per request).

 myip [Optional]
 The IP v4 Address that your Hiive.biz hostname(s) will be updated to. If no IP Address is specified the Hiive.biz system will attempt to obtain the IP Address.

Hiive.biz API Responses:

 good
 IP Address for specified Hosts have been updated.

 nochg
 There is no update or change required. (No need to update more than once an hour without an IP change)

 nohost
 One or more Hosts are invalid.

 numhost
 More than the maximum of ten Hosts specified.

 badaddress
 IP Address form is invalid.



Hiive.biz API Call Examples:

 username: bob
 password: 12345
 hostname: host1.example.ca,host2.example.ca
 myip: 172.16.1.1

 http://bob:12345@hiive.biz/ddns/update?&hostname=host1.example.ca,host2.example.ca &myip=172.16.1.1

 username: lydia
 password: 987654
 hostname: host100.example.ca

 http://lydia:987654@hiive.biz/ddns/update?&hostname=host100.example.ca