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ez-ipupdate: dynamic DNS client


ez-ipupdate - dynamic DNS client


ez-ipupdate [options]


This manual page documents briefly the ez-ipupdate dynamic DNS client.


ez-ipupdate follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-').
-a, --address <ip address>
string to send as your ip address
-b, --cache-file <file>
file to use for caching the ipaddress
-c, --config-file <file>
configuration file, almost all arguments can be given with: <name>[=<value>] to see a list of possible config commands try "echo help | ez-ipupdate -c -"
-d, --daemon
run as a daemon periodicly updating if necessary
-e, --execute <command>
shell command to execute after a successful update
-f, --foreground
when running as a daemon run in the foreground
-F, --pid-file <file>
use <file> as a pid file
-g, --request-uri <uri>
URI to send updates to
-h, --host <host>
string to send as host parameter
-i, --interface <iface>
which interface to use
-L, --cloak_title <host>
some stupid thing for DHS only
-m, --mx <mail exchange>
string to send as your mail exchange
-M, --max-interval <# of sec> max time in between updates
-N, --notify-email <email>
address to send mail to if bad things happen
-o, --offline
set to off line mode
-p, --resolv-period <sec>
period to check IP if it can't be resolved
-P, --period <# of sec>
period to check IP in daemon mode (default: 1800 seconds)
-q, --quiet
be quiet
-r, --retrys <num>
number of trys (default: 1)
-R, --run-as-user <user>
change to <user> for running, be ware that this can cause problems with handeling SIGHUP properly if that user can't read the config file. also it can't write it's pid file to a root directory
-Q, --run-as-euser <user>
change to effective <user> for running, this is NOT secure but it does solve the problems with run-as-user and config files and pid files.
-s, --server <server[:port]>
the server to connect to
-S, --service-type <server>
the type of service that you are using try one of: null ezip pgpow dhs dyndns dyndns-static dyndns-custom ods tzo easydns easydns-partner gnudip justlinux dyns hn zoneedit heipv6tb
-t, --timeout <sec.millisec>
the amount of time to wait on I/O
-T, --connection-type <num>
number sent to TZO as your connection type (default: 1)
-U, --url <url>
string to send as the url parameter
-u, --user <user[:passwd]>
user ID and password, if either is left blank they will be prompted for
-w, --wildcard
set your domain to have a wildcard alias
-z, --partner <partner>
specify easyDNS partner (for easydns-partner services)
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
print the credits and exit
print help about signals


This manual page was written by Sam Hocevar <sam [at] zoy.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).