[mythtv-users] mythbackend with dynamic ip?

Yeechang Lee ylee at pobox.com
Thu Aug 3 19:23:44 UTC 2006

Christopher M. Jones <cjones at partialflow.com> says:
> Summary. I'm trying to get mythbackend and mythfrontend to talk to each
> other over the internet. I have no choice but to use dhcp on the server.
> I do use dyndns, but this is no use, since the backend requires 


> an actual ip address,

For what?

> which changes, instead of a domain name, which stays the same and is
> updated.

I am quite possibly missing the obvious, but why does the backend need
the frontend's actual IP address?

Mythfrontend, during the setup process, of course requests the
backend's hostname (or IP address), which you can provide. The
converse isn't true. Now, there's that whole "permitting SQL access
from hostnames other than localhost" issue, but that's a whole another

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