On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 03:17:11PM +0200, rensinghoff wrote:
Am Mi, den 07.07.2004 schrieb Paul um 18:25:
SO it is better to get a dyndns account and i got that, but now as
always on linux i got really sidetracked.
So i have an account and the ddclient, of course setting up ddclient
seems to be another complicated task ..router settings etc
Is it ok if i ask for help on that list here, or is it OFF-Topic ?
I always have the same problem: How can i test at which point the
connection is not working.. Here with ddclient, how do i find the
You are using syslog=yes. So have a look at your logfiles for error or
so here is my ddclient.conf
daemon=300# check every 300 seconds
syslog=yes# log update msgs to syslog
mail=root # mail all msgs to root
mail-failure=root # mail failed update msgs to root
pid=/var/run/ddclient.pid # record PID in file.
fw-login=nurense fw-password=carlito # FW login and
## To obtain an IP address from FW status page (using fw-login,
use=fw, fw=192.168.2.1/status_main.htm, fw-skip='IP Address' # found
after IP Address
# server=members.dyndns.org, \
## OrgDNS.org account-configuration
Are you using OrgDNS or dyndns? A few line down you mention that your
domain is soundgigi.dyndns.org. So I would use the configuration part
for dyndns (especially the server). And please change the password
before anyone on the list does it for you ;-)
Did i miss something fundamental ?
except the server ? no.
Just to understand
the ddclient connects automatically to dyndns, so it extracts the
current ip-adress from the router ant that is linked to my domain..which
so i should be able to ping that domain name if the connection works,
If your router answers to pings yes. It's perhaps safer to do a
dns lookup for soundgigi.dyndns.org after you connected. It should
point to the IP that you are using at the moment.
A ping to that adress might go to another host so it's not a proof that
So and after that i set my IP in the freenet.config to
soundgigi.dyndns.org, right ?
I appreciate your help very much !!
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