Using Namecheap Dynamic DNS Client Version 2.0x (beta)

Version Release Notes:
- New BETA version V2.0 (
Released date: Jun 21, 2014
Change: Support IDN and new TLDs.
 - BETA version V2.0 (
Released date: Jan 23rd, 2012
Change: Time interval problem fixed.
- Initial Beta release V2.0 (

System requirements:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10, Internet Explorer, Microsoft .NET 2.0 Runtime

Download File:
Available under the Attachments section (see below).

Dynamic DNS client version 2.0x allows you to easily create and manage profiles for different hosts and domains that you wish to dynamically update. As an example, let assume that you wish to dynamically update the IP address of  and .

The first thing we need to do is to enable Dynamic DNS for the domain  The next step is to create an A record for the host www and @. Then, you need to launch the downloaded Dynamic DNS client version 2.0x on your computer and create a profile for each host.
To create a new profile for, click on the Manage Profiles tab in the Dynamic DNS client and "New". Enter the host as @, domain as, enter the Dynamic DNS password, select  the "Auto detect my IP address" option and choose how often to update the client. Click Save. To see the current status of this profile, select  the "Welcome!" tab.


In order to use Dynamic DNS for, you will need to create another profile by clicking on the "New" button one more time. Enter the host as www, domain as, enter the Dynamic DNS password, select the "Auto detect my IP address" option and choose how often to update the client and then click on Save. 

NOTE: The values for the host name and domain in the URL must be of the same case (lowercase/uppercase) as in your account.

If the domain is shown as in your Dashboard, enter it in the same way: If it shown in lowercase, like, add just

If you wish to use Namecheap Dynamic DNS Client with any other subdomain, a new profile should be created for it same way as described above (the host field should be filled in with your subdomain only).
1) Namecheap Dynamic DNS Client V2.0 ( NEW Beta: Time interval problem fixed
2) Please ENSURE that you use the Dynamic DNS password in the client. Do not use your Namecheap user account’s password.

This application stores profiles in
C:\Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Dynamic DNS Client\Profiles.xml file.

Ensure that this file is not tampered or corrupted. In the event of this happening, kindly delete the whole file, the application will then create a fresh file to start with.

MD5 (for ver. BETA): 973DA8327EAB16455BEB668A976B63ED
MD5 (for ver. BETA): DDB2C03A67AD8EAD3A4D9E65327E2204
MD5 (for ver. BETA): 2CF7E3BD5751426F979DE27474DF62DF


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