[clug] For dyndns junkies

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 03:42:44 UTC 2017

Re-sending to list - apologies to Stephen for the misdirected reply

On 22/08/17 11:06, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> On Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:42:59 +1000 Scott Ferguson via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> cat yourIP.php
>> <?php echo $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']; ?>
> I am just old school (;-):
> $ cat myip.shtml 
> <!--#echo var="REMOTE_ADDR" -->
> $ cat .htaccess 
> Options +Includes
> I was going for minimum impact on the server ...

Hmmm. Which has prompted me to monitor the load on that page - having
just made the address public. I no longer use the resource - partially
for the reasons Bob mentioned, but mainly because I can outsource the
task to a more reliable service:-
curl https://www.google.com.au/search?q=what+is+my+ip|grep "Client IP

Kind regards

    A: Because we read from top to bottom, left to right.
    Q: Why should I start my reply below the quoted text?

    A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
    Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

    A: The lost context.
    Q: What makes top-posted replies harder to read than bottom-posted?

    A: Yes.
    Q: Should I trim down the quoted part of an email to which I'm reply


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