[Mono-list] Re: How can I . . .

Christopher Nehren apeiron+usenet at coitusmentis.info
Fri May 20 14:03:29 EDT 2005

On 2005-05-20, Eric Damron scribbled these
curious markings:
> I need to be able to detect when my ISP has changed my cable modem's IP
> address.  One complicating factor is that I'm behind a linksys router
> and am running NAT on my internal network.

Get the output of a page that dumps your externally-routable IP address
(like http://checkip.dyndns.org) and chew on its output. If you really
want to be robust, code interfaces for a few such different sites, in
case one is down / has changed their interface.

Best Regards,
Christopher Nehren
I abhor a system designed for the "user", if that word is a coded
pejorative meaning "stupid and unsophisticated". -- Ken Thompson
If you ask the wrong questions, you get answers like "42" and "God".
Unix is user friendly. However, it isn't idiot friendly.

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