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-===== DNS Whitelisting API ===== +====== DNS Whitelisting API ====== 
-Due to repeated amplification attacks, Tier 2 servers now have the option to only allow access from registered IP addresses. Please check the notes on the Tier 2 wiki page to determine which servers are making use of this feature.+Due to repeated amplification attacks, [[:opennic:tier2|Tier 2]] servers now have the option to only allow access from registered IP addresses. Please check the notes on the Tier 2 wiki page to determine which servers are making use of this feature.
  
 Privacy is important, so we have taken steps to ensure that your identity is protected. When you register your IP address, your username is not passed to any of the servers. The servers will only receive a list of what addresses have been registered, nothing else. Privacy is important, so we have taken steps to ensure that your identity is protected. When you register your IP address, your username is not passed to any of the servers. The servers will only receive a list of what addresses have been registered, nothing else.
  
-== Advantages ==+=== Advantages ===
   * Because these servers do not respond to attackers, you will receive faster and more reliable responses to your DNS queries.   * Because these servers do not respond to attackers, you will receive faster and more reliable responses to your DNS queries.
  
-== Disadvantages ==+=== Disadvantages ===
   * When your IP address changes, there may be a 1-2 minute delay before you are able to make queries again. IP address changes may happen at different intervals depending on your ISP.   * When your IP address changes, there may be a 1-2 minute delay before you are able to make queries again. IP address changes may happen at different intervals depending on your ISP.
   * To circumvent any problems, you should always have a non-whitelisted DNS server as the last entry in your list. This will allow continuous (although slower) lookups even while your new IP address is being registered.   * To circumvent any problems, you should always have a non-whitelisted DNS server as the last entry in your list. This will allow continuous (although slower) lookups even while your new IP address is being registered.
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 Setting up scripts can be an advanced subject. If you need assistance, please feel free to ask for help on the mailing list or in #opennic on Freenode. Setting up scripts can be an advanced subject. If you need assistance, please feel free to ask for help on the mailing list or in #opennic on Freenode.
  
-=== Registering Static/Dynamic IP === +==== Registering Static/Dynamic IP ==== 
-== Linux ==+=== Linux ===
 First you need an OpenNIC member account. Visit http://www.opennicproject.org/members/ and create a new account, or log in to your existing account. First you need an OpenNIC member account. Visit http://www.opennicproject.org/members/ and create a new account, or log in to your existing account.
  
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 You will need to enter your username and the unique hash, both of which are contained in the command on http://www.opennicproject.org/members/. For more details please see [[https://github.com/CalumMc/OpenNIC-Whitelist-Updater|OpenNIC Whitelist Updater on GitHub]]. You will need to enter your username and the unique hash, both of which are contained in the command on http://www.opennicproject.org/members/. For more details please see [[https://github.com/CalumMc/OpenNIC-Whitelist-Updater|OpenNIC Whitelist Updater on GitHub]].
  
-== Windows ==+=== Windows ===
 An easy-to-use Windows IP update script will be available in the near future. An easy-to-use Windows IP update script will be available in the near future.
  
 Windows users can download a version of 'wget' from [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/gnuwin32/|SourceForge.net]]. You can create a batch file to run this script. You should set up a scheduled task from the control panel to run this script at least once per week to renew your IP. Remember, you can't connect to api.opennicproject.org if your IP is not whitelisted. You should use an IP address in this case.  Windows users can download a version of 'wget' from [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/gnuwin32/|SourceForge.net]]. You can create a batch file to run this script. You should set up a scheduled task from the control panel to run this script at least once per week to renew your IP. Remember, you can't connect to api.opennicproject.org if your IP is not whitelisted. You should use an IP address in this case. 
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