A simple way to maintain a static web presence?

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Mon Jan 14 11:14:05 MST 2013


In my /etc/ddclient.conf I have:

use=web,web=myip.dnsomatic.com

which tells ddclient how to determine my routable IP address.  What do you
have?


On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:07 AM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com>wrote:

> I have a dynamically assigned IP address from my ISP, this changes
> every day or two.
> I also have a local area address (a NAT) address for the computer that
> is sitting behind the router which is connected to the internet.
> Unfortunately when I installed ddclient and pointed it at a dynamic
> DNS provider, it updated the IP address to the local NAT address
> instead of the public IP address,
> As far as I can tell the configuration file for ddclient is correct,
> however no matter what I do ddclient keeps updating my dynamic dns
> provider with the NAT address instead of the public IP.
> Does any one have any idea why that might be?  Is there a
> configuration setting or a flag I need to set that perhaps I'm missing
> out on?
> My dynamic DNS provider says their API is dyndns2 compatible and that
> is the one I have set in the ddclient config.
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Jonathan Duncan
> <jonathan at bluesunhosting.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 14 Jan 2013, at 09:20, S. Dale Morrey wrote:
> >
> >> ddclient is the tool I was trying to remember.
> >>
> >> By the way, it seems to be resetting the IP address to my NAT address
> >> instead of my public address.
> >> Any idea what the problem could be?
> >>
> >
> > I am not sure I understand the question.
> >
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