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    Re: HOWTO Configure Freedns (afraid.org) service with Inadyn (Lucid)

    It appears to be working correctly, except that I'm unable to ping at the end. Here's my output:

    Code:
    mike@mike-1001PXD:~$ more /var/log/syslog |grep INADYN
    Dec 15 23:22:11 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: INADYN: Started 'INADYN version 1.96.2' - dynamic DNS updater.
    Dec 15 23:22:11 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xx.74'
    Dec 15 23:22:12 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.74' updated successful.
    Dec 15 23:22:43 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xx.78'
    Dec 15 23:22:43 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.78' updated successful.
    Dec 15 23:23:01 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2254]: INADYN: Started 'INADYN version 1.96.2' - dynamic DNS updater.
    Dec 15 23:23:01 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2254]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xxx.79'
    Dec 15 23:23:02 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2254]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.79' updated successful.
    Dec 15 23:23:14 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xx.79'
    Dec 15 23:23:14 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.79' updated successful.
    Dec 15 23:23:33 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2254]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xx.72'
    Dec 15 23:23:34 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2254]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.72' updated successful.
    Dec 15 23:23:46 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xx.73'
    Dec 15 23:23:46 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.73' updated successful.
    Dec 15 23:24:05 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2254]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xx.74'
    Dec 15 23:24:05 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2254]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.74' updated successful.
    Dec 15 23:24:17 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: IP address for alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' needs update to 'xxx.xxx.xx.74'
    Dec 15 23:24:17 mike-1001PXD INADYN[2243]: I:INADYN: Alias 'mooo.ignorelist.com' to IP 'xxx.xxx.xx.74' updated successful.
    If I go to freedns.afraid.org/subdomain/ I can see the dns refresh when it's updated (every few seconds on my network). I am unable to ping my alias, however.
    Last edited by mpgarate; December 16th, 2012 at 05:45 AM. Reason: anonymize IP

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    Re: HOWTO Configure Freedns (afraid.org) service with Inadyn (Lucid)

    Quote Originally Posted by mpgarate View Post
    It appears to be working correctly, except that I'm unable to ping at the end. Here's my output:


    If I go to freedns.afraid.org/subdomain/ I can see the dns refresh when it's updated (every few seconds on my network). I am unable to ping my alias, however.
    Are u able to ping your current public IP address? If not maybe should be firewall setting of your box.
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    Re: HOWTO Configure Freedns (afraid.org) service with Inadyn (Lucid)

    Quote Originally Posted by pedm View Post
    To run inadyn every 5 minutes:
    Code:
    export EDITOR=nano && sudo crontab -e
    Add bellow @reboot /usr/sbin/inadyn :

    Code:
    # m h  dom mon dow   command
    @reboot /usr/sbin/inadyn
    */5 * * * * /usr/sbin/inadyn
    Thanks to all who have contributed to this thread for helping me get up and running with inadyn and freedns.afraid.org. A couple of things I noticed as I read through this thread that tripped me up:

    -Scheduling inadyn to start at reboot using cron is a good idea, however scheduling it to run every 5 minutes as previously suggested might be a bad idea. The reason for this is that every 5 minutes, cron starts a new instance of inadyn while the old instance is still running.. so after an hour, you'd have 12 instances, after a day, 288 instances, etc.

    -I couldn't get forced update checking to work - inadyn was updating the IP when cron started it right after a reboot, but it wasn't updating every 5 minutes as it was supposed to after that, even though the daemon was still running. I was starting to think I was going to have to kill the daemon after every update and then have cron run it every 5 minutes as previously discussed... until I realized that the --forced_update_period argument is in SECONDS, not MS. Updating the inadyn.conf file to show:

    --forced_update_period 300

    fixed the problem for me and allowed inadyn to update my IP every 5 minutes as intended. It is a bit confusing that update_period uses MS and forced_update_period uses SECONDS.

    The OP's post shows a forced_update_period of 320000. This results in a forced update every 88 hours. Not sure if this was intended or not, but if you are wanting to force an update more frequently like I did, make sure you are calculating this value in SECONDS.
    Last edited by tehjolly81; March 25th, 2013 at 05:47 PM.

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    Re: HOWTO Configure Freedns (afraid.org) service with Inadyn (Lucid)

    --forced_update_period 300
    Thanks a lot!

    Sorry, adding this to the contab:
    */5 * * * * /usr/sbin/inadyn
    was not a good idea

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