[Tutor] IP Address
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 21:04:17 -0700 (PDT)
On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Jordan Stanley wrote:
> am trying to implement a script to have my server email me my ip
> address every time it changes.
> any thoughts? suggestions?
One way to do this is to do a "busy waiting" approach: have your program
check every so often if your IP has changed or not. If it has, send off
the message. Otherwise, wait for a while, and try again. Here's some
ip = getIP()
new_ip = getIP()
if ip != new_ip:
If you do it this way, you may find the time.sleep() function:
and the smtplib email module:
useful for you.
Hope this helps!