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cyf4746

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DYNDNS Setting
« on: March 22, 2009, 08:30:30 am »
I have set my dyndns follow the wiki in "allow outside access". But, I still can't access LMCE core from outside. When I ping my dyndns domain (iuworld.dvrdns.org). It show reply result from my local IP (192.168.2.88). I already set the web sever port as 81 at the LinuxMCE Admin Website-->Wizard-->Security-->Outside Access section . And, also forwarded the port 81 at my router.
Please HELP me.

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Re: DYNDNS Setting
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 08:49:35 am »
unfortunately your true WAN IP is most likely assigned to a modem or router before your LMCE box, and therefore the dyndns scripts aren't going to do you any good. On top of this, LMCE does not yet support a direct PPPOE connection (natively that is), so until that happens, there is no way for LMCE to know your WAN IP address.

I do however have a plan to make it work in these situations in the 0810 release.

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Re: DYNDNS Setting
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009, 02:53:13 pm »
cyf4746,

I think you are making things a lot harder then they need.  I am running several website from my core, and I do not have remote access enabled.  It is my understanding that remote access is mainly for ssh access to your core.  I also have not made any other changes to the default configuration for firewall and port forwarding than the standard configuration. 

I would leave apache on 80 as this port is already set up to allow incoming connections.  As, for dyndns, you can always log in to their site and it will tell where the url is pointing to, ie which IP address.  I believe it also determines what IP address you are accessing their site from and if you are on your network it should show the External IP.  At least it does for me.  This may allow you to bypass the issue jondecker76 is referring to.

My setup is as follows:

cable-->cable modem-->LinuxMCE Core--->internal LAN

Apache:  No special changes to Ports, I only changed/added entries in sites-available  and added symlinks into sites-enabled

I did not mess around with any port forwarding or enabled Outside access

I hope this helps.


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Re: DYNDNS Setting
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2009, 10:12:35 am »
I have set my dyndns follow the wiki in "allow outside access". But, I still can't access LMCE core from outside. When I ping my dyndns domain (iuworld.dvrdns.org). It show reply result from my local IP (192.168.2.88).

Search for ddclient and web, and change /etc/ddclient.conf accordingly.