Re: PON on REQUEST
> Very often, I have to work on my home computer from other places and I do
> not want to have my home computer on-line all the time.
> Would it be possible to configure it in such a way so when I call home say
> two times in a row, pon would be executed automaticaly and ip-up ( I did
> it already) would post the IP address of the home computer on a designated
Yes, it should be possible to do this.
To do the first part (get the modem to answer when your not home),
take a look at the xringd package. I haven't used it, but others
on this list have recommended it.
'xringd will monitor a serial line for RING signals and
activate various commands when specific "ring-delay
sequences" are detected.'
The second part can be done a number of ways. I have a
script in ip-up.d which sends a message to my work account
whenever my home machine is connected. That message is
processed by procmail at my work machine. That machine
makes a web page which includes the ip address of home
I pretty much copied my setup from
I think Daniel Martin still reads this list. He also
has a link to the Dynamic IP Hacks Mini-HOWTO,
which has more suggestions.
Jim Crumley |
Work: 612 624-6804 or -1335 |