Adam Gibson wrote:
> Ugo Bellavance wrote:
>> Adam Gibson wrote:
>>> Ugo Bellavance wrote:
>>>> Adam Gibson wrote:
>>>>> Any chance to get some kind of email sent out to let administrators
>>>>> know when m0n0wall's IP changes?
>>>>> It could be as simple as:
>> Wouldn't be simpler to use a mydyndns service and have your DNS set
> Previously I mentioned that "Sometimes some external things need to be
> changed(not DNS related) or monitored when an IP changes"
Oups... I missed the 'not DNS related' part, sorry.
> I already have a plan for DNS to get updated using the RFC 2136 dynamic
> DNS feature of m0n0wall. I just need to be emailed so that I can do
> some manual things which cannot be automated and have nothing to do with
> If nobody else is interested in such a feature and because of that it
> would never be implemented I could setup a script to query DNS every so
> often to see when it changes but it would be nice to have the m0n0wall
> do it itself instead of relying on a server somewhere to monitor it. I
> would think others might find it useful to be notified when their
> m0n0wall changes IP addresses.
> I used to do this with my previous iptables system I had and it proved
> to be very useful when all your systems send you emails when their ISP
> given IP address changes.
You could also run a script in a cronjob that checks the IP address in
the output of ifconfig, and compare it to the previous run... just a