Linksys Router & Python

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at uci.edu
Fri Oct 29 23:38:19 CEST 2004


Cliff Wells <clifford.wells at comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 11:31 -0700, Josiah Carlson wrote:
> 
> > Some linksys routers offer support for dynamic hostnames via no-ip.org
> > or dyndns.org.  That is, they connect to the dynamic dns server, tell it
> > "hey, I'm now ip address ...", and within about 5-10 minutes, the rest
> > of the world knows it.
> 
> There's also a plethora of scripts (several of them in Python) that do
> the equivalent.  dyndns.org has a listing of many of them.

Then we get back to the chicken and egg problem; the original poster
doesn't want to run their main computer all weekend, and was considering
running a Python script on the router to notify himself that the IP had
changed.

 - Josiah




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