(nearly) dynamic DNS update
There is a machine that I have to setup, which will be connected to the
net by an ADSL line. The ISP offers a Win-only ADSL modem with static IP,
or an ethernet point, with DHCP. So I chose the ethernet point.
The machine will rarely need to connect to anyone, but, at infrequent
intervals, will need to be connected to from outside. A perfect case to
use static IPs ;-(
My idea was to write a cron job that would get the current IP address, and
ftp over a file to a "well known server". As I am charged for each minute
that actual traffic flows, I do not wish to use dhis.net, as it sends a
packet each minute. A packet every 15minutes, or so, is quite fine.
1 Is there a dynDNS provider, who has a longer, configurable
2 Is there some DNS update package, that can signal my
always up server, running BIND, which can update its table?
3 Any other ideas?
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