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Re: [SLUG] getting ip of an ADSL box...
- To: Mehmet Yousouf <mehmety@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] getting ip of an ADSL box...
- From: cpaul <inc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Jul 11 10:15:02 2001
On Wed, 11 Jul 2001 10:49:12 +1000 (EST) Mehmet Yousouf
> Hi, I want to get the ip address of a box that is connected to the net via
> ADSL (I want to be able to ssh on to it). What I think would be simple is
> to get it to email me whenever the ip changes (ifconfig |mail foo@bar)
> just wondering the best place to put this - does ADSL use auth-up? Does
> the ip only change if you lose the connection? Not sure how it uses pppd -
> I could set up a cron job but.... yuk!
i found using "ez-ipupdate" in conjunction with one of the free dynamic
dns services (like dyndns.org) was super-easy and quite fun :-)