Linksys Router & Python

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

Cliff Wells <clifford.wells at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 11:31 -0700, Josiah Carlson wrote:
> > Some linksys routers offer support for dynamic hostnames via
> > or  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. 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

 - Josiah

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