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Project Description

noipclient is a dynamic DNS update client.



noipclient depends on the Python development package. For example, to install it on Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install python-dev

Or on CentOS:

$ sudo yum install python-devel

Installing from pypi

You can install noipclient either via the Python Package Index (PyPI) or from source.

To install using pip,:

$ pip install noipclient

To install using easy_install,:

$ easy_install noipclient

Downloading and installing from source

Alternatively, you can download the latest version of noipclient from

You can install it by doing the following,:

$ tar xvfz noipclient-0.0.0.tar.gz
$ cd noipclient-0.0.0
$ sudo python install

Using the development version

You can clone the git repository by doing the following:

$ git clone git://

Using noipclient

To start noipclient, run:

$ noipclient start

The first time you run the client, you will be prompted to enter your account details:

Config file /home/fbar/.noipclient.cfg not found. Create one now? [Yn] username: fbar password: hostname (e.g.
Starting noipclient ... OK

You can then start, stop, restart and check the status of noipclient:

$ noipclient status
noipclient -- pid: 23842, status: sleeping, uptime: 0m, %cpu: 0.0, %mem: 0.1
$ noipclient restart
Stopping noipclient ... OK
Starting noipclient ... OK
$ noipclient stop
Stopping noipclient ... OK

Bug tracker

If you have any suggestions, bug reports or annoyances please report them at


This software is licensed under the GPL v2 License. See the LICENSE file in the top distribution directory for the full license text.

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