Re: [SLE] automaticaly send an IP change

From: James Knott (
Date: 06/14/05

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    Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 11:40:23 -0400

    Sunny wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I have to support the home computers of some friends. All of them are
    > newly converted :) to SuSE 9.2. All of them use DSL or cable Internet
    > access. The problem is that from time to time their ISPs change the
    > IPs of the modem, which prevents me to remotely administer the
    > machines without asking some of the people there to check what is
    > their current external IP by checking or
    > the config of the modem.
    > Is there a script/package which can check the external IP on regular
    > basis and send the changes to an email?

    Is the host name consistent? If so, you can just do a dns lookup. If
    the host name changes with the IP, then that won't work. Another
    possibility, is a dynamic dns server, which many firewall/routes can be
    configured to use.

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