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 From:  "Joe" <shmuck2002 at hotmail dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] no-ip use with Dynamic DNS updater
 Date:  Fri, 5 Mar 2004 18:29:58 -0800
Ah, you're right Jim. As Alex pointed out, it would pick it up by doing a
tracert to the internet and find the first hop out. Oh well, anyway I
created a DynDNS.org account, so screw no-ip :)

Joe 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Gifford [mailto:jim at giffords dot net] 
Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 5:05 PM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] no-ip use with Dynamic DNS updater

I hate to point this out, but the default no-ip client (noip2) will work
behind a NAT just fine.  It won't pick up the address change quite as
fast as something triggered by the address change, but it'll work.

jim

On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 01:52:01AM +0100, Alex Sandini wrote:
> You could modify and run a no-ip client on a server inside your lan.
> Just get traceroute output to feed no-ip.com dns...
> 
> Joe wrote:
> >Thanks for your reply Jim.  I stand to correct myself on my previous
note,
> >after thinking about it, I cannot run the desktop client updater for
no-ip,
> >because there's no way for the desktop client to know what my external IP
> >address is ;D so anyway, I guess I have to give up my DNS name in favor
of
> >ez-ip. Any suggestions from anyone out there on recommendations for free
> >dynDNS providers for maximum compatibility? The reason I ask is I build 
> >lots
> >of firewalls like this, and am always testing new Linux and
hardware-based
> >firewalls, and I would like to not have to end up switching DNS providers
> >again :)
> >
> >Thanks
> >Joe 
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Jim Gifford [mailto:jim at giffords dot net] 
> >Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 1:42 PM
> >To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> >Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] no-ip use with Dynamic DNS updater
> >
> >On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 11:10:24AM -0800, Joe wrote:
> >
> >>Hi guys,
> >>
> >>I use no-ip.com's dynamic DNS, and when I switched over to using
M0n0Wall
> >>from Smoothwall, I found I was not able to use it! :-(   I know the name
> >
> >of
> >
> >>no-ip's update server, is there a way to make their service work with
> >>m0n0wall? I can of course use their update client instead, but I'd
rather
> >>have my m0n0wall manage the update.
> >>
> >>Thanks
> >>Joe
> >>
> >
> >
> >I too was using no-ip quite happily.  I switched to using one of the ones
> >supported by ez-ipupdate instead.  I didn't have anyone by myself
> >depending on the name, so it wasn't a real issue for me.
> >
> >I think the simplest way to get m0n0wall to support no-ip would be to get
> >the ez-ipupdate people to add support for it.
> >
> >Another option might be to make your old no-ip address into a CNAME that
> >points to another dyndns address.  However, this requires upgrading to
> >the pay version of no-ip.
> >
> >Manuel has been pretty clear (I think) about only wanting one dynamic dns
> >update client.
> >
> >hope this helps,
> >jim
> >
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