Detect IP changes

Nagy László Zsolt nagylzs at freemail.hu
Thu Mar 20 16:23:35 CET 2003


>Is there a reliable way to detect the change of a dynamic IP address ?
>If I use socket.gethostbyname('my_dynip_name') I still get the old IP, even
>thougt my system's DNS has been refreshed with the new name-address binding
>...
>A solution should be platform independent.
>
>Thanks for your answers!
>  
>
I forgot to mention that you should set COMMON_HOST and COMMON_PORT  to 
a service near you.
For example, a mail server of your ISP. Any server that can be connected 
in a Jiffy.

  Laci 1.0








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