[nSLUG] Nova Scotia internet services

Ian Campbell ian at slu.ms
Thu Aug 16 11:07:11 ADT 2007


On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 03:21:30PM -0230, Jonathan Anderson wrote:
> On August 15, 2007, Greg Estabrooks wrote:
> >  I run a cron on my machine that auto pulls a URL from a box I have at
> > work. [...] I do the same with my laptops so if one is ever stolen and gets
> > put online before being wiped I can find out where it is.
> 
> That is a brilliant idea... I think I'll do that with my laptop.
> 
> Do you use any server-side scripting, or do you just look through the Apache 
> logs?

Another option would be to use a dyndns account of some sort and
http://ddclient.wiki.sourceforge.net/

... if you have external DNS, a CNAME to the dyndns host might be good
enough.
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