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Re: [vox-tech] PPPoE - Username and login?



On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Chris Lupo wrote:

[...]

> Another thing you might be interested in:  you obviously will have a
> dynamic ip, so if you want to know what it is when you're, say, at school,
> you can email your new ip to your school account.  So after you call the
> connect script you can add a line something like this:
> 
> /sbin/ifconfig ppp0 | mail mark@school

Or check out http://yi.org

> I had thought about writing another script to check if my ip had changed
> say every 10 minutes or so, but as it turns out my connection almost never
> gets dropped.  So I didn't bother.

Or put the mail or yi.org update routine in /etc/ppp/ip-up

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