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dyndns client daemon
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README for dyndnscd =================== dyndnscd is the dyndns client daemon. It is a daemon that continually polls for IP address changes an in the event of a change, triggers an IP address update. It is somewhat configurable. Downloading ----------- You can find the latest version and the git repository of dyndnscd under the following URL: http://github.com/akrennmair/dyndnscd/ Dependencies ------------ dyndnscd is written in the fine programming language Go: http://golang.org/ In addition to the Go environment, you need goconf, which you can install in your Go environment by typing "go get github.com/akrennmair/goconf". Installation ------------ Currently, there is no installation routine. Build it by running "go build" and run it with "./dyndnscd -f yourconfigfile". The following section describes how to configure dyndnscd. Configuration ------------- The configuration file is a .ini-style file. Every section defines the IP polling mechanism with a configuration key named "type" (allowed values: "device", "ipbouncer"). The "device" type regularly polls the IPv4 address of a network device (specified by the configuration key "device"), while the "ipbouncer" regularly polls the IPv4 address by calling a bouncer URL. A bouncer URL returns the client's IP address as the only content of the response body, and is configured with the configuration key "bouncer_url". The URL update is configured with the configuraton key "update_url". Simply write "<ip>" (no quotes) where the client IP shall be inserted. dyndnscd will replace it by IP and will do a GET request on the resulting URL. To configure the polling interval, use the configuration key "interval" (defines the minimum amount of seconds between two polling attempts). Example 1: [dyndns-bouncer] type = ipbouncer bouncer_url = http://example.com/ip-bouncer update_url = http://username:firstname.lastname@example.org/nic/update?hostname=example.dyndns.org&myip=<ip>&wildcard=NOCHG&mx=NOCHG&backmx=NOCHG Example 2: [dyndns-eth0] type = device device = eth0 update_url = http://example.com/?myip=<ip> In addition, you can globally configure the log method. By default, dyndnscd logs everything to stderr. If you configure log_method = syslog then dyndnscd will log to syslog instead. Contact ------- Andreas Krennmair <email@example.com> License ------- dyndnscd is licensed under the MIT/X Consortium License. See the file LICENSE for further details.