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  1. #1
    Linux Guru kkubasik's Avatar
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    ftp behind d-link nat and firewall

    I have a D-link router sharing my comcast internet connection, I want to set up a ftp server, and the d-link lets me rout all ftp queries to a specific ip and port on the local network, but i cannot learn my ip(the one that the whole world sees) so i can test the server from outside of the network. At first i thought that it would simply be the gateway for the router, but that changes daily(im assuming comcast uses dynamic ip addresses) any help would be apreciated.

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    You stole my suggestion

    There are various automatic updaters for dyndns also that will update your account. I haven't found one specifically for Linux but you can either write one or download a Windows version and run it under Wine.

    Another suggestion as a quick solution is to check your IP at

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