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Re: Firewall with dynamic IP

On Fri, Aug 11, 2000 at 08:17:02AM -0700, Ray Olszewski wrote:
> At 06:24 PM 8/11/00 +0200, Julien Stern wrote:
> >Thanks to all for your answers.
> >I actually have a dirty script which can figure out when the connexion
> >is renewed and take actions (I have ADSL and my isp uses pptp
> >over ppp. yeck...).
> How are you doing this? Implementing something similar (for PPPoE) is an
> upcoming project for me. Do you have a better solution than frequent
> checking, cron-style?
Well, you saw the word 'dirty' above :)
I'm actually checking regularly if the ppp daemon is still up.
Not great, but it works. I don't know of any cleaner solution
for pptp but maybe someone else does...


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