×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

IP change notifier, or Dynamic IP retention

IP change notifier, or Dynamic IP retention

IP change notifier, or Dynamic IP retention

(OP)
OK, so here a good question that maybe someone can answer. I have a broadband connection with TimeWarner. I recently called to find out how much a static IP would cost and was notified that it would cost me $200.00 ( a month) BLAH!!!. Kinda sucks when I only want it for RDP,FTP, and VPN ....

Anyhow, so does anyone know if there's anyway that I can be notified that my IP Address has been changed, meaning that say i'm at work my address changes, can I have an smtp message sent to me to let me know this? I have a Linksys router, and have tried to make it keep it by specifying that it's a static IP, but that's no good...

Any Suggestions?

RE: IP change notifier, or Dynamic IP retention

How about a batch file that pings your netbios name at home.  Also, Ipconfig /all shows the lease life of your dhcp ip address.  This would give you an idea about when it was going to change. I have a cable modem using dhcp from the local cable company, and about one in three logons there software  fails to find my nic.  Wrote a batch file:

Ipconfig /release
Ipconfig /renew
pause

This gets me going everytime.  Batch files are handy to use.

Glen A. Johnson
Johnson Computer Consulting
MCP W2K
glen@johnsoncomputers.us

Want to get great answers to your Tek-Tips questions? Have a look at FAQ219-2884
 "Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything,
           we ought to know a little about everything."
   Blaise Pascal

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close