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Old 04-24-2005, 07:42 PM   #1
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ddclient will not update


after the system boots I grep and see the following process running

"perl -w /usr/sbin/ddclient -daemon 300 -syslog"

To me, that translates into, I am going to update dyndns every 300 seconds and write my output to my syslog.

Nothing is getting written to syslog.



"ddclient -daemon=0 -debug -verbose -noquiet" This runs sucessfully.


Its almost as if I need to set up a cron job to run the above command every so often to update dyndns, but I shouldnt have to. Why isnt ddclient not updating or writing to my syslog.


Here is my current config.

pid=/var/run/ddclient.pid
protocol=dyndns2
#use=if, if=eth0
use=web, web=checkip.dyndns.org, web-skip='IP Address'
server=members.dyndns.org
login=xxxx
password=xxxx
xxxx.homelinux.com


Thanks in advance,

Boyd
 
Old 04-24-2005, 09:23 PM   #2
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It only "updates" and writes to syslog when an IP changes (at least on my system) ....it uses the contents of ddclient.cache to determine if that's taken place...If you were to do an actual update every 300 seconds dyndns would suspend your account for abuse
 
Old 04-29-2005, 03:07 PM   #3
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The IP of this system never changes, as it is always a network address, 192.168.0.X

I have my router set up to port forward to this address.

How can I resolve this issue? Just a cron-job to run every 1-2hrs?


Thx again,

Boyd
 
Old 04-29-2005, 03:31 PM   #4
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Answered in your other thread here : http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=316726
 
  


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