[ubuntu-us-ma] OnSite Inspection Was: server down at SETC

Wesley Hirsch emperorshishire at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 21:36:15 BST 2010


I've got a system set up like that.  I've found that setting a CNAME to a
dyndns tracked record allows for the computer to be constantly swapping IPs,
and yet still let things work.  My laptop uses that and I've got friends who
can easily connect to me no matter where I am.

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 3:03 PM, John Mahoney <jmahoney at waav.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 12:03 AM, leftyfb <leftyfb at left-click.org> wrote:
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> > Ok, it ended up that I was able to get down to the SETC around 8pm
> tonight.
> > (sorry Martin, wasn't sure if/when I was able to show up)
> >
> > Martin was right though, the machine has been up for 77 days and was
> > providing it's assigned services just fine. Upon further inspection, it
> > seems the public RCN IP address had changed which obviously prevented us
> > from connecting to it remotely.
> >
> > I have updated the backup scripts to reflect the new IP as well as
> > implemented a cron job to check for a change in IP and it to email
> > Martin and myself of any changes.
> >
>
> Why not set up dyndns on the box?  It is free and will update when
> address changes.
>
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