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Two-factor authentication and dynamic IP updates

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At Dynu, we strive to provide you with the necessary tools to keep your account secure. Two-factor authentication (or 2FA) is the best way to ensure security. Without two-factor authentication, should your account password be compromised, your account could be subject to unauthorized access and you may lose your domain name, emails etc. ...



What is TTL or Time to Live and what TTL to set for DNS records?

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Time to live (TTL) is one basic element of DNS records. It is the period of time in computer and computer networking technology that a unit of data such as a packet experiences before it should be discarded. TTL tells local resolving name servers how long ...



4 new year resolutions for domain owners

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We are almost in 2022, 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...



Domain Whois privacy: protect your personal information from advertisers

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Do you get a lot of spam calls on your phone? or unsolicited emails offering to build a new website for your domain name? How about SEO offers that promise to boost your Google rankings? You may wonder how those people get to know your phone number and email address...



What is DNS propagation and how long does it take?

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It can take from several hours to up to 1 day for DNS changes to populate all over the internet. This change is not only made to your domain's authoritative name servers but to millions of DNS servers all over the internet. ...



.COM Domain Price Increases September 1

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This is a public announcement that the registration price for .COM domain names is to increase beginning September 1. VeriSign, the Registry Operator for the .COM domain, is increasing the annual registration price by $0.54 USD to 8.39 USD. We do not have a plan to increase our price yet but it may come at a later date....



How to secure your domain name

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Domain names are one of the most important aspects of your businses and losing access or ownership to them could be catastrophic. Here are some tips on how to protect them....



Registrar, DNS hosting and Web hosting: the difference explained

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Many people who are just starting their website or online business are overwhelmed by the different terminologies related to their website. Without fully understanding the difference between domain registrar, DNS hosting and web hosting, it is hard to make a choice on what s...



How to transfer your domain name with minimal downtime?

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You are a website owner and your domain name is used for your website as well as your email services. You may have been thinking of changing your domain registrar for a long time but decided to stick with them simply because you are worried about website and email downt...



5 useful DNS tools for network troubleshooting

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When troubleshooting problems using our dynamic DNS service to host a website at home, connect to your work computer remotely or other online services, it can be very useful to have access to online tools that can help you narrow down the problems...



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