IP -> e-mail

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Wed Jun 6 14:14:42 UTC 2012

El día Wednesday, June 06, 2012 a las 10:03:26AM -0400, Sean Cavanaugh escribió:

> > Matthias Apitz writes:
> > 
> > >  > Let say my computer is connected to the internet with a cable
> > > modem and has a dynamic IP address via DHCP. This address is
> > > refreshed after every random days.
> > >
> > >  > I want to know the new address even when I'm not home. Like  send
> > > an e-mail with the new IP, I already know how to do this,  but how can
> > > I track the event when my computer receives the new  IP?
> > >
> If you are using it so you know what IP to hit from outside your network,

I understand that the OP is not at home when the change occurs, but
wants to connect to home;

> I would also recommend taking a look at a service like DynDNS as you would
> have a DNS name that would auto correct for new IP.

the IP provider in Germany do not assign a static DNS name to you if yo do
not have a static IP. 

Matthias Apitz
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