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Create, delete and maintain subdomains as a dynamic dns solution with Digital Ocean


DDNS is a dynamic DNS helper for Digital Ocean users to utilize their DO account as a Dynamic DNS resolver.


Copy the ddns.py file to e.g. /usr/local/bin folder and run chmod +x to make it executable. You can remove the .py filending if you wish.

Run pip3 install -r requirements.txt to install all requirements the app needs.


For instructions run

ddns -h

The program is best suited to be executed with e.g cron or any other system that can run at intervals. To run the app every 6 hours with cron add the following line to your crontab

0 */6 * * *  /usr/local/bin/ddns


Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.


If you found a bug or you have sugestion for new features create an issue.

Future development

  • [ ] IPv6 support
  • [ ] Add and delete non existing (new) domains to DO account



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