OpenDNS Updater
OpenDNS Updater
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OpenDNS Updater3.0

16 September 2012

Keep dynamic IP information up to date on OpenDNS website.

Overview

OpenDNS Updater is a small menu bar application that helps you keep your Dynamic IP information up to date on the OpenDNS website.

What's new in OpenDNS Updater

Version 3.0:
  • Asks for email instead of username as logging credentials

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How would you rate OpenDNS Updater app?

11 Reviews of OpenDNS Updater

Sebehk
22 May 2008
Version: 2.5

Most helpful

Outstanding software! It does what it says. Simple and unobtrusive.
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Rob-h
06 November 2018
Version: 3.0
I see OpenDNS Updater has not been updated for some time now. EtreCheck reports it as being a 32bit app so I reached out to OpenDNS to ask if a 64bit version will be forthcoming post-Mojave but no reply unfortunately.
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Neutralzone
16 January 2015
Version: 3.0
It does what it says...but in a badly designed way. If OpenDNS Updater is running on a laptop and you use your laptop on another network (coffee shop, hotel), it will naturally update the IP address to log the one you are now on, which is not your own network, so your OpenDNS stats will now include the traffic of everyone else in the building instead of back home where your family still needs the protection and logging. Yet the software has no way to prevent this. At the very least it should display a notification/confirmation (is this your ISP changing the IP address, or did you move to a network OpenDNS should not intervene in?).

Also, it automatically adds itself to your Login Items, so it will launch on login even in cases where you don't want it to (e.g. away from home). And if you remove it from Login Items it will add itself back. This makes it hard to avoid OpenDNS from switching the IP address to log and filter when you are away from the home network you want to filter.

Other menu bar applications have preferences to control auto loading, and will respect your setting. Until OpenDNS Updater improves, it's hard to give it more than two stars, because using Version 3 is only slightly better than not using it.
(0)
5
TCalhau
14 January 2015
Version: 3.0
Excellent!!!
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Aklein3876
16 September 2012
Version: 3.0
This is not a new release. The modification date on this app is Wednesday, June 16, 2010. I'm not sure why it's listed on MacUpdate today.
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anonymous-python-5399
05 September 2009
Version: 2.7
NOTICE: The OpenDNS team recently released an “Official” Mac OpenDNS client. Once the client is out of beta status I will be retiring my version of the updater as it is no longer needed. Further information about the new client can be found in the OpenDNS Forums. Official Client Link - http://www.opendns.com/download/mac/dynamicip OpenDNS Forum Link - http://forums.opendns.com/comments.php?DiscussionID=4373
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Drdul
21 April 2009
Version: 2.7
I like OpenDNS Updater, but I don't like the menubar icon. Any chance of a new (or alternative) icon that's not so in-your-face? Or even better, how about saving me some space in my already crowded menubar, and convert OpenDNS Updater to a preference pane?
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Pietro-Cristofoli
06 October 2008
Version: 2.5
Does what it claims ... thanks! One request though: a spash screen that announces that the app has been launched and is working in the background would help (double-clicking the app only adds a new item in the menu bar).
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Sebehk
22 May 2008
Version: 2.5
Outstanding software! It does what it says. Simple and unobtrusive.
(1)
anonymous-python-5399
06 March 2008
Version: 2.2
For those of you using Unsanity haxies, OpenDNS Updater may quit at launch. Put OpenDNS Updater in the global exclusion list in the APE preference pane and it should fix the problem.
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5
Tterrag
22 October 2007
Version: 2.0
This app/script allows those with a dynamic IP address (any consumer cable or DSL subscriber) to use OpenDNS.com for faster DNS lookups. Software developer is very responsive and the application is a must for OpenDNS users. Note: You can use OpenDNS without the app; insructions at: https://www.opendns.com/start Advanced OpenDNS features require you to update your record when your IP address changes. This app does it automatically!
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Tupring
07 September 2007
Version: 1.0
Very Nice! Thanks.
(0)
Free

4.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later

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