After changing your machine's subnet into the IC faculty DHCP (subnet 116), you'll not have a static ip and DNS name anymore but a dynamic IP adress (it can change at every reboot).
If you need to use your machine remotly of if you need to have a static DNS name, this documentation is for you !
What is DynDNS ?
DynDNS allows to redirect a DNS name to your machine even if this one have a dynamic IP with a small software "DynDNS Updater". So you can connect to your machine remotly whit the DNS name chosen on the DynDNS service.
How to create a DynDNS account ?
First, go on the DynDNS website : http://dyn.com/dns/ and click at the bottom of the page on « DynDNS Free » :
After click « GET IT NOW » :
Then choose your "Hostname", the DNS name that your machine will have and enter your current IP adress if the field is empty next click "Add To Cart" :
If the DNS name is available, you will have this message :
Fill the account creation form and click on "Create Account" :
You will receive an email, it can take a little moment to come (generally less than 5 min) :
Confirm your account with the link in the email :
Login and click « Proceed to checkout » :
Finally click "Activate Services" to activate your DNS redirection :
Download and installation of DynDNS Updater
Visit this link, download and install DynDNS Updater : http://dyn.com/support/clients/
Open DynDNS Updater and login :
Select your « Host » (Nom DNS) and tick « Enable updating for this host » :
You can now try to ping your machine with the DynDNS hostname :