[JunkMail] Re: Finding your dynamic external IP

Mark Woodson mwoodson at sricrm.com
Mon Aug 4 10:07:13 PDT 2003

On Monday 04 August 2003 08:39 am, Technical Director wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Aug 2003, David S. Jackson wrote:
> > If your external IP number changes, as with DHCP, is there a way
> > to find out what it currently is?  I was thinking you could keep
> > BitchX logged into a chat channel and script a /dns yournick and
> > email yourself the results from time to time.
> >
> > How would you do it?

dhclient allows you to execute scripts when it runs.

man dhclient-scripts and see the HOOKS sections, but the gist is that you can 
create an /etc/dhclient-(enter|exit)-hooks script to do whatever you might 


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