Re: if-up hooks not working

On Nov 28, 2007 7:32 PM, Scott Severance <scott scottseverance us> wrote:
> Due to wireless issues I've been experiencing since upgrading to Ubuntu
> Gutsy, I've been switching somewhat frequently between wired and wireless.
> When I do that, my IP address changes and my router doesn't have enough
> configurability to force the IP to stay the same. So, I've written a set of
> scripts that keep my DNS server up-to-date.
> After poking around the filesystem and NetworkManager's scanty
> documentation, I determined that I should place my script in
> /etc/network/if-up.d. However, I've discovered that those scripts get called
> when switching from wireless to wired, but not the other way around. How can
> I persuade NetworkManager to run my script *every* time it switches
> interfaces?
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I take you are are trying to update a DNS servers A record for your
PC?   What I think you want to use is NetworkManagerDispatcher.
These are scripts that are run based on the state of an interface.

Some examples are here:

In fact someone posted a script to update a dynamic dns server here:

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