Dreamhost Dynamic DNS (DDNS) & pfSense

Dreamhost Dynamic DNS (DDNS) & pfSense


First, create the host A record in the Dreamhost DNS Control Panel.

Create an API key with DNS updates only.


Go to Services -> Dynamic DNS, click ‘Add,’ then configure as follows:

Add FQDN of dynamic host here

Insert created Dreamhost API key

Add a description, then Save & Force Update

If completed correctly, the status screen on the next page will show a green public IP address.

It may be necessary to adjust the internal DNS to reflect the internal address of the FQDN. This will be covered in a separate post.