Linksys Router & Python

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at
Fri Oct 29 20:31:21 CEST 2004

Brad Tilley <bradtilley at> wrote:
> Probably a stupid question, but here goes:
> Is there any way to get a scaled down version of Python onto a Linksys 
> Wireless router? Are there any projects out there that are doing this? 
> I've googled around a bit, but didn't find much. I want to keep the 
> router's software as it is, but I also would like to have some scripting 
> abilities on it as well (like email the router's IP addy every x hours), 
> etc.

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.

 - Josiah

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