How to set up a Cronjob on DD-WRT to Auto Update Your IP
This guide is for advanced users only. We don’t provide support for DD-WRT configuration.
By using a cronjob to visit your API url on a regular basis you can ensure that the IP in your Unlocator account is always up to date. Please see the examples of a couple of cronjob commands below.
Hourly: 0 * * * * root wget http://unlo.it/Your_API_KEY_HERE Every 3 hours: 0 */3 * * * root wget http://unlo.it/ Your_API_KEY_HERE Every 12 hours: 0 */12 * * * root wget http://unlo.it/Your_API_KEY_HERE
How to Set up the Cronjob
- Go to http://192.168.1.1 and log in to your router. Default user info for DD-WRT is root/admin
- Go to Administration
- Scroll down to Cron text box. Use the cron command of your choice found above. Don’t forget to use your own API url found in your Unlocator account home.
- Click Apply.
- Now the IP will be updated in the interval you have selected.