Douglas Muth on 11 Oct 2011 14:54:23 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] verizon dsl static external address

On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 5:20 PM, Ron Kaye Jr <> wrote:
>  i want to provide godaddy with the address provided by verizon for my
> external interface
> (westell modem bridged to linksys router)
> they send an address via dhcp that seems to change frequently enough.
> can i get them to provide a static ip for a homenet?
> options, other than dyndns?

I'm unclear what your intended use is, but would a crontab that
"pings" a script on a webserver you run that then grabs the external
IP and writes it to a text file or similar be an option?

(Optionally using some form of authentication and storing in a more
structured environment such as MySQL as you see fit, of course)

-- Doug
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