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I'd like to send an email or post to a server every time the IP address on the phone changes. This way, I can continue to VNC into the phone, even when the IP changes. Is there an App that would let me send out the IP address, or a bash script I could use?

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    Note that this wouldn't work for many hotspots because they do NAT. – Nathan Fellman Aug 24 '11 at 12:52
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Rather than a notifier and managing all of this yourself, had you thought about using a Dynamic DNS client? This would allow you to always use the same name to contact your phone over the internet (or even a local LAN) and the 3rd party would manage the problems with changing IP addresses for you.

There are a number of Dynamic DNS clients on the Market, I haven't tried any, but it's a pretty common solution for machines that change IP, so I can't see why there'd be a problem.

  • Thanks a lot for the link and tip. I'll check it out a bit more and see if this solution will work. – MBillau Aug 23 '11 at 21:23
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    This is why we like questions about a problem to be solved, not an "app that does X". There may be solutions that you hadn't considered. – ale Aug 24 '11 at 12:38

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