Using MYADDR as an argument in ppp.linkup

Ceri Storey cez at
Wed Oct 10 17:13:26 BST 2001

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 04:32:16PM +0100, Tom Hukins wrote:
> When a user-ppp connection is created, I want to connect to a dynamic
> DNS server ( and update my address.
> I've added the following line to /etc/ppp.linkup, with no luck:
>   !bg /usr/local/sbin/ddclient -daemon=0 -syslog -use=ip ip=MYADDR

Did you add it after the relevant configuration label? eg:
 !bg sh -c "sh /usr/local/libexec/firewall INTERFACE MYADDR |logger -t ipfw"

> Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

Do you get anything in the logs? if not, adding:
set log Phase command
To the config may help you debug your problem.
Ceri Storey <cez at>
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