Re: [SLE] (OT) Slightly - Setup for router and dyndns
From: Mike (mike_at_mikenjane.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 18:53:21 +0200
On Monday 22 September 2003 18:05, David C. Grosvold wrote:
> On Monday 22 September 2003 10:39 am, Trey Gruel wrote:
> > > Has anyone gotten a d-link 614+ router setup to auto notify
> > > www.dyndns.org? If so, how. I've tried all their things in the
> > > faq, and other sources, with absolutely no luck. All I get in the
> > > log is DDNS: no host.
> > I don't know if this is the same situation, but I have a Linksys
> > BEFSX41 that is supposed to have the same functionality.
> > Unfortunately, it was broken when DynDNS.org updated their system
> > because Linksys didn't follow the spec (see
> > http://www.dyndns.org/services/dyndns/faq.html#93). I can still do
> > updates using software on my comp that checks the ip using
> > http://checkip.dyndns.org
> > Maybe the D-Link has the same problem.
> > --
> > trey
> I've got the D-Link 604 router, and as Trey suggested, you could go
> to http://checkip.dyndns.org directly, or you could run the ddclient
> program to keep your IP up to date - it's a package available through
> YAST on SuSE 8.2 (I'm not sure about 8.1 or older.) My ddclient
> configuration then uses http://checkip.dyndns.org in the background
> (run from cron every hour or so.)
Ok, I thought that was it. Thanks to both you and Trey. I did get it
sort of working with ddclient, but it sent the local address which is
on the same page as the dynamic address. Got to figure out how to get
it to read the second one, and not the first..
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