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IP change notifier, or Dynamic IP retention

IP change notifier, or Dynamic IP retention

IP change notifier, or Dynamic IP retention

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

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

Glen A. Johnson
Johnson Computer Consulting

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