xProDDNS 2014 Release 2

We are excited to announce the rapid release of xProDDNS 2014 Release 2. It introduces a great new feature and addresses a major flaw in SSLv3 (secure sockets layer version 3), a cryptographic protocol used for secure Internet connections.

  • Public IP Address Monitor with Realtime Email and Text Message Alerts
  • Exclusive Use of TLS to address the SSLv3 POODLE Vulnerability

Email and text message alerts are now sent whenever a public IP address changes. The realtime notifications are completely independent of any Dynamic DNS service provider accounts. This new feature makes xProDDNS a free IP monitor and a Dynamic DNS client.

TLS (transport layer security) is now used exclusively for all secure Internet connections. This strict change of cryptographic protocols is in response to the recently discovered POODLE vulnerability in SSLv3.

Visit our Downloads page for the latest version of xProDDNS for Windows, OS X and Linux.

POODLE Vulnerability in SSLv3

If you have not already read about the POODLE vulnerability in SSLv3 (secure sockets layer version 3), visit the Google Online Security Blog for the details.

xProDDNS, vmCLIpboard, vmProcessStrobe and vmProcessStrobeWeb are negatively impacted by this cryptographic protocol flaw so we are working hard to release new versions that do not rely on SSL. We will use TLS (transport layer security) exclusively for all secure Internet connections.

Please check back here or our Downloads page for the updates!

xProDDNS 2014 Release 1

We are proud to announce our first release of xProDDNS!

xProDDNS

“The Professional Dynamic DNS Client”

  • Native cross-platform
  • Web user interface
  • Encrypted databases
  • Hashed passphrase with obfuscated salt
  • Multiple providers, accounts, hosts and NICs
  • Secure checks, updates and notifications
  • Realtime email and text message alerts
  • Dynamic detailed log display
  • CSV and XML data exports
  • Context-sensitive help

xProDDNS runs natively on Windows, OS X and Linux. It is fast and efficient. Workstations and headless servers are equally easy to manage thanks to local and remote access via a web user interface powered by a built-in web server.

Security is paramount so all data is encrypted and the login passphrase is stored as a hash derived from an obfuscated salt. Outbound connections for checking public IP addresses, updating Dynamic DNS service providers and sending email and text messages are all made securely using SSL (secure sockets layer).

Versatile configurations are delivered through the simultaneous use of multiple Dynamic DNS service providers, multiple accounts per provider, multiple hosts per account and the choice of assigning a unique public, private or static IP address of any NIC (network interface controller) to each host. The frequency of checks for IP address changes and the period of time that the activity log data is maintained are both configurable.

Notifications of Dynamic DNS service provider updates and related errors are sent in realtime as email and text messages.

Activity log data is displayed dynamically and can be filtered with a wide variety of criteria so live monitoring of specific event types is accomplished with ease. That activity log data can then be exported as a file in CSV (comma-separated values) and XML (extensible markup language) formats.

Throughout xProDDNS, relevant guidance is provided using a context-sensitive help system.

xProDDNS is available now from our Downloads page.