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Posts Tagged ‘ip address change’

ASUS RT N66U did not update DDNS with changed IP addres

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/06/11

Today my router had an IP-address change, but didn’t update the information in my My Host Services | My Dyn Account. Which meant I could not “phone home”, as I didn’t know the new IP-address**.

Lesson re-learned:

During initial router configuration, watch the router logs, as you might have accidentally updated the by hand, not by your router

Had this in the ASUS Wireless Router RT-N66U – General Log:

Jun 11 08:01:53 notify_rc : restart_ddns
Jun 11 08:01:53 ddns: clear ddns cache file for server setting change
Jun 11 08:01:53 ddns update: connected to ( on port 80.
Jun 11 08:01:53 ddns update: server output: HTTP/1.1 200 OK^M Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2013 06:01:53 GMT^M Server: Apache^M X-UpdateCode: X^M Content-Length: 7^M Connection: close^M ^M notfqdn
Jun 11 08:01:53 ddns update: malformed hostname: myhostname

The problem: hostname should not only be the name of the host, but the FQDN of the host. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in ASUS RT-N66U, Network-and-equipment, openSuSE, Power User, SuSE Linux | Tagged: , , , , | 2 Comments »

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