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DYN DNS name instead of IP

Posted: 05 Sep 2010, 14:58
by Robbilie
hey guys i want to know, how i can get it to work that when i enter a dyndns name in the ip fiel that it connects to my server...?

ive read something but i dont understand :D


Robert :)

Posted: 05 Sep 2010, 18:59
by tosha96
well I can help you here with a little bit of info I remember from my WOW "emulation" days.. :wink: Basically what a dyndns is for is so that you can mask your ip address. I don't know if your running off your computer or an external server, but its really the same. Go register at , put in your ip address of your server, pick your domain name, and then change your code to connect to the dyndns instead of a ip. Its as simple as that!

Posted: 05 Sep 2010, 19:37
by Robbilie
maybe its a useful info:

Im behind a router and when i write my ddns in the ip field, it says error jn config file....


Posted: 06 Sep 2010, 13:48
by Robbilie

can anyone help me pls?

Robert :)

Posted: 08 Sep 2010, 18:48
by tosha96
If your behind a router, your going to have to forward your ports. This site will give you all the info you need:

Posted: 08 Sep 2010, 18:59
by Robbilie

U dont understand me :(

I can connect to my server from outside but i want to bind my ip to a dyndns domain but when i enter it in the unity ip field it says only ip no domain....


I want to get it work when i type in the domain that it connects.

Pls help me
Hope u understand now ;)


Posted: 09 Sep 2010, 08:55
by ThomasLund
It has nothing to do with DynDNS. The magic word is hostnames :-)

Latest API 1.2.6 supports hostnames. Before that you have to use IPs only when using webplayers as Unity crashes firefox when doing hostname lookups.

Check the release notes here:


Posted: 09 Sep 2010, 18:45
by Robbilie
yeah i hear that...

Does it work with the demo u gave me?

I dont think so.
Is there a way to make it work?

Posted: 09 Sep 2010, 19:34
by ThomasLund
Upgrade the sfs dll to the latest version and you are set.

Posted: 09 Sep 2010, 19:45
by Robbilie
I think u mean the one from the island demo right?

Thanks thomas
Great help ;)


Posted: 09 Sep 2010, 19:59
by ThomasLund
I dont know if Marco updated the dll in the demos or now to 1.2.6. Otherwise simply download the latest API here on these pages. That is the one you want and replace the dll


Posted: 10 Sep 2010, 19:28
by Robbilie


No version 1.2.6

In the island demo is 1.2.4

in the net api is it too and in one example therw is 1.2.1 xD

Pls help me :D

Posted: 10 Sep 2010, 20:24
by ThomasLund

Posted: 10 Sep 2010, 20:29
by Robbilie

Ive downloades everything today but there are wrong versions everywhere!!

Posted: 10 Sep 2010, 20:47
by ThomasLund
Not certain I'm expressing myself correctly then or something

* Download the 1.2.6 API
* Take dll
* Put dll into Island Demo

voila. New connect method avaiable