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Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Dynamic DNS Script

The following is an example of a Dynamic DNS (DDNS) update script for Ubiquiti Networks EdgeRouter using GoDaddy as an example.

vi /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/GoDaddy

#!/bin/bash
# Save as /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/GoDaddy

# I want to update multiple A records
names=( host1 host2 host3 )

# The domain I own and my GoDaddy API Key/Secret
domain="chasewright.com"
key=""
secret=""
headers="Authorization: sso-key $key:$secret"

currentIp=$(curl -s GET "http://ipinfo.io/ip")
request='{"data":"'$currentIp'","ttl":3600}'

for name in "${names[@]}"
do
    result=$(curl -s -X GET -H "$headers" "https://api.godaddy.com/v1/domains/$domain/records/A/$name")
    dnsIp=$(echo $result | grep -oE "\b([0-9]{1,3}\.){3}[0-9]{1,3}\b")
    if [ $dnsIp != $currentIp ];
    then
        curl -i -s -X PUT -H "$headers" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -d $request \
        "https://api.godaddy.com/v1/domains/$domain/records/A/$name"
    fi
done

Now all you have to do is make it executable using chmod:
chmod +x /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/GoDaddy

WARNING: Scripts do not persist after an upgrade. You have to re-install them.

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