shell script question

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Wed Oct 12 19:58:38 MDT 2005


On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 18:33 -0600, Richard K. Miller wrote:
> I'm close to finishing a shell script to automatically enable the DMZ  
> on my Linksys router no matter what IP address my computer has.

What is the DMZ thing on linksys routers for anyway?  It doesn't seem to
bear any resemblance to the DMZs I'm used to working with on large
networks.  (Islands of minimal trust).  How does linksys define DMZ?

Michael


> 
> This returns the last octet of my local IP address, which happens to  
> be a "5":
> ifconfig | grep netmask | grep -v 127.0.0.1 | awk {'print $2'} | sed  
> 's/10.1.1.//'
> 
> This connects to the web interface of my Linksys router to turn on  
> the DMZ: (notice the "5")
> curl -u admin:password -d  
> "submit_button=DMZ&change_action=&action=Apply&dmz_enable=1&dmz_ipaddr=5 
> " -s http://10.1.1.1/apply.cgi
> 
> How do I connect the two commands?
> 
> Richard
> 
> 
> 
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