[mrtg] MRTG and DynDNS

Neil Lathwood neil.lathwood at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 11:33:15 CEST 2007

Your resolver will cache the IP address when MRTG starts in daemon mode. You
would need to stop and start it to make the DNS change effective or switch
to cron like you said.


On 04/09/07, Alex van den Bogaerdt <alex at ergens.op.het.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 05:14:25PM +0800, Guenther Boelter wrote:
> > Thanks Alex,
> >
> > looks like it's really a problem with MRTG.
> >
> > If nobody has a better idea, I will try to run MRTG via cron instead as
> > a daemon.
> Agreed. Chances are MRTG in daemon mode will not refresh the IP address.
> Sort of long term cache ;-)
> Sorry, I'll have to pass on this one; someone more fluent in perl
> can probably tell you for sure if this is indeed the case.
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