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Old 02-03-2013, 12:26 PM   #1
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How to replace old ip with new ip in ipsec.conf?


I have dialup connection with dynamic ip address, i want to replace the old ip address with the new ip address in the ipsec.conf which is in the 18th line:
Quote:
left=118.23.67.21
This is a code the print the new external ip address with each dialup connection:
Quote:
EXTIF="ppp0"
IFCONFIG=/sbin/ifconfig
AWK=/usr/bin/awk
EXTIP="`$IFCONFIG $EXTIF 2>/dev/null | $AWK \
/$EXTIF/'{next}//{split($0,a,":");split(a[2],a," ");print a[1];exit}'`"
echo "$EXTIP"
how to use a code with one of cat, echo or sed commands to replace the above line with the ouput of this new ip address?

Last edited by shams; 02-03-2013 at 09:36 PM.
 
Old 02-03-2013, 12:33 PM   #2
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Hey there, if I'm not mistaken, just entering this should work

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su -
(password you the Root, or your password, if you're in the sudorers)
nano /pathto/ipsec.conf
and edit, save and you're done...

Just a suggestion

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