[mythtv-users] (no subject)

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Jun 13 20:05:01 UTC 2007

edilbeck at cox.net wrote:
>> Just wondering how everyone redirects to MythWeb running at home if they have a dynamic IP.  I created some scripts on >a co-owned server [ and have cron (on my local mythbox) hitting them every so often.  This way I get 
>> redirected to whatever my current dynamic IP is.  If there is [Eric Dilbeck] > enough of a need, I would open this 
>> option up to other MythWeb users. 
> I was also wandering how people did this. I have not dig deep enough into this problem yet. But I was wanting to do this with out any cosy(dyn dns service) I do have a domain. Is there a way for my Myth box to ftp the current dyn ip to my web server so it always know how to get to my myth box?

There are many ways to do this, look at:


As just one example.

Several routers, link Linksys units, are designed to work directlyy with
a couple of dynamic DNS services, automatically sending the changes when

You can also just use a script that checks your IP, and if it changes
sends that info to your DNS server. A friend of mine has such a script,
but I don't have it handy, as I have a static IP.

Depending on your ISP you might find that a static IP does not cost all
that  much.


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