[stunnel-users] stunnel client connecting to host with dynamic dns service

Michal Trojnara Michal.Trojnara at mobi-com.net
Mon Feb 9 11:45:31 CET 2009

Adamson H wrote:
> Hi, stunnel 4.26 solves a number of issues running on FreeBSD.  However, 
> a stunnel client still has a problem reconnecting to a host with dynamic 
> DNS service after the host IP has changed.  Stunnel client seems unaware 
> of the host update, pointing the dynamic DNS name to the old outdated 
> IP.  In order to get reconnected to the host, I have to create a cron 
> script to detect the IP change and restart stunnel on the stunnel 
> client.  My client conf file has the following:
> [1873]
> accept = 1873
> connect = hostname.dynaip.org:1873
> The ip of hostname.dynaip.org changes at a random interval.

The solution is:
    delay = yes

Best regards,

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