ddclient ??

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Sun May 18 17:08:42 UTC 2008

Jim wrote:
> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>> Jim wrote:
>>> I need a good stable location I can get my IP from so it can be sent 
>>> to my account at dydns.com by ddclient.
>>> Anyone got a stable site that they use ??
>>> Thanks
>>> Jim
>> Depending on your setup, you can probably get it from your 
>> firewall/router and/or cable/DSL modem. If you are using something 
>> like PPPoE directly from your Linux box, you can check the IP of that 
>> interface...
>> Mikkel
> I'm using a 2WIRE783 DSL router, but how would you do that ?
Well, I have my modem set to do the PPPoE, so I just grab the IP 
address from the status page of the modem. Here is what I use: 
(There may be a setup in the default config file for your router.)

## To obtain an IP address from FW status page (using fw-login, 
use=fw, fw=, fw-skip='IP Address' # found after IP Address

The information is also available from 
http://www.routerlogin.com/RST_status.htm but that requires a 
username and password.


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