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Howto: DynDNS for Gentoo Linux

I'm using the provider Kontent for syncing my daily changing IP with the Internet-DNS for my top-level-domain and for syncing the Domain
Here is a little cron-job doing this work for me.

If you want to use this solution you need the following howto(s) finished:

Required software

The required software has to be installed with the following command(s):
emerge net-dns/ez-ipupdate

Changes in /etc/crontab

File permissions:
Owner: root
Group: root
Permissions: -rw-r--r--

Click here for a download of the complete file: /etc/crontab

Changed on 07.09.08
Issued by olli
Beginning line 20

My Provider offers an easier way to update my dynamic IP with my domain. Here you don't need ez-ipupdate. It is enough to use wget on a specific URL.

*/30 * * * * 	root	/root/scripts/ 2>&1
# Internetverbindung aufbauen falls pppd nicht da
*/30 * * * *    root    if ! ps ax | grep -v grep | grep -q pppd; then /etc/init.d/net.ppp0 zap ; /etc/init.d/net.ppp0 start ; fi

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