ddclient on startup

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Fri Jun 8 01:16:54 UTC 2007

On Friday 08 June 2007 09:45, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
> I've installed ddclient and configured it, but can't seem to figure
> out how to make sure it runs should the computer be rebooted.
> According to everything about ddclient it should be in
> /etc/ppp/if-up.d/ But this server will have a static IP on the
> network. The public ip, however, will be dynamic.

/etc/ppp/if-up,d sounds like a Linux specific thing.

You can add an entry to ppp.linkup (RTFM for details), or run a cronjob 
every 5 minutes which runs ddclient (ddclient is smart enough to not 
spam the server)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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