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#!

/bin/bash
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## ChangeIP.com bash update script
##
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## Written 3/18/09 by Tom Rinker, released to the Public Domain##
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## This is a simple bash script to preform a dDNS update with ##
## ChangeIP.com. It uses only bash and wget, and so should be ##
## compatible with virtually any UNIX/Linux based system with ##
## bash. It is intended to be executed as a cron job, and
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## will only execute an update of dDNS records when the IP
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## address changes. As ChangeIP.com dDNS records have a 5 min ##
## Time-To-Live, it is basically pointless and wasteful to
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## execute it more often than every 5 minutes. This script
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## supports logging all activity, in 3 available log levels, ##
## and supports simple management of log file size.
##
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## To use this script:
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## 1) set the variables in the script below
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## 2) execute the script as a cron job
##
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## WARNING: This script has two potential security holes.
##
## First, the username and password are stored plaintext in
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## the script, so a system user who has read access to the
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## script could read them. This risk can be mitigated with
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## careful use of file permissions on the script.
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## Second, the username and password will show briefly to other##
## users of the system via ps, w, or top. This risk can be
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## mitigated by moving the username and password to .wgetrc
##
## This level of security is acceptable for some installations ##
## including my own, but may be unacceptable for some users. ##
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################ Script Variables ###############################
IPPATH=/var/log/IP
# IP address storage file
TMPIP=/tmp/tmpIP
# Temp IP storage file
LOGPATH=/var/log/changeip.log
# Log file
TEMP=/tmp/temp
# Temp storage file
CIPUSER=
# ChangeIP.com Username
CIPPASS=
# ChangeIP.com Password
CIPSET=1
# ChangeIP.com recordset
LOGLEVEL=2
# 0=off,1=normal,2=verbose
LOGMAX=500
# Max log lines, 0=unlimited
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# get current IP from ip.changeip.com, and store in $TEMP
wget -q -U "rinker.sh wget 1.0" -O $TEMP ip.changeip.com
# parse $TEMP for the ip, and store in $TMPIP
grep IPADDR < $TEMP | cut -d= -s -f2 | cut -d- -s -f1 > $TMPIP
# compare $IPPATH with $TMPIP, and if different, execute update
if diff $IPPATH $TMPIP > /dev/null
then
# same IP, no update
if [ $LOGLEVEL -eq 2 ]
then
# if verbose, log no change
echo "--------------------------------" >> $LOGPATH
date >> $LOGPATH
echo "No Change" >> $LOGPATH

echo -e "IP: \c" >> $LOGPATH


cat $IPPATH >> $LOGPATH
fi
else

# different IP, execute update


wget -q -U "rinker.sh wget 1.0" -O $TEMP --http-user=$CIPUSER --http-passw
ord=$CIPPASS "https://nic.changeip.com/nic/update?cmd=update&set=$CIPSET"
if [ $LOGLEVEL -ne 0 ]
then
# if logging, log update
echo "--------------------------------" >> $LOGPATH
date >> $LOGPATH
echo "Updating" >> $LOGPATH
echo -e "NewIP: \c" >> $LOGPATH
cat $TMPIP >> $LOGPATH
if [ $LOGLEVEL -eq 2 ]
then
# verbose logging
echo -e "OldIP: \c" >> $LOGPATH
cat $IPPATH >> $LOGPATH
cat $TEMP >> $LOGPATH # log the ChangeIP.com update reply
fi
fi
cp $TMPIP $IPPATH
# Store new IP
fi
# if $LOGMAX not equal to 0, reduce log size to last $LOGMAX number of lines
if [ $LOGMAX -ne 0 ]
then
tail -n $LOGMAX $LOGPATH > $TEMP
cp $TEMP $LOGPATH
fi