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Re: (nearly) dynamic DNS update

On Sat, 3 Feb 2001, Sanjeev Gupta wrote:

> Folks,
> 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.
> 2 questions:
> 	1	Is there a dynDNS provider, who has a longer, configurable
> 		ping interval?
I have heard of dynip.com, don't know about packages. 


> 	2	Is there some DNS update package, that can signal my
> 		always up server, running BIND, which can update its table?
> 		(preferred) 
> 	3	Any other ideas?
> Thanks
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