[stunnel-users] stunnel client connecting to host with dynamic
adamson at polycastle.3322.org
Tue Feb 10 14:41:32 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 of the host update, pointing the dynamic DNS name to the old outdated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:
>> accept = 1873
>> connect = hostname.dynaip.org:1873
>> The ip of hostname.dynaip.org changes at a random interval.
>The solution is:
>delay = yes
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I added delay = yes to my stunnel client conf file and removed the cron
script. The rsync job (873) failed after the IP of the stunnel host had
changed. I had to manually restart stunnel to get the job done and put
the cron script back again.
delay = yes does not with work with ddns.
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