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Re: [SLE] automaticaly send an IP change
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 16:41:06 -0400
  • Message-id: <1118781666.3345.25.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 13:47 -0500, Sunny wrote:
> On 6/14/05, Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 14:10 -0400, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > > Why not have them register with dnydns.org (it's free) and then you
> > > could always use the same name to access their computers.
> > >
> > I also use ddclient to check for an IP address change every 5 minutes so
> > I never have to go more than 5 minutes without the ability to connect.
> > Imagine losing the remote connection and having to wait a hour to
> > connect again if the friend isn't around to tell you the new IP address.
> >

> Thanks Ken.
>
> ddcleint is not an option for me, as no DNS is involved. Anyway, I
> think that Brad's solution will work. And I'll decide about the
> interval. Actually, if the friend is not there, then he/she does not
> need the puter, and I can wait lets say 30 min :). Whatever, I guess
> you are right, 30 min will be real PITA, so maybe 5 or 10 ...
>
> Cheers
> Sunny
>
ddclient ties in with dyndns.org to keep an updated IP address.

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Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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