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I need to access a remote computer using VNC.
the computer has a static IP in its network but connects to Internet trough a VPN connection.
How can I find current IP of this computer from my own system (remotely)?
Can something like DynamicDNS help (e.g. ddclient && If Yes; does a free service exists?

Both systems run Linux


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Yes, some sort of dynamic DNS setup would work best. There are plenty of free dynamic DNS services, or you can run your own with a bit of BIND and nsclient.

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running my own needs a system with static IP as a server; doesn't it? can you suggest me some free services? thanks – RYN Jul 15 '12 at 9:28
@snigger, or (I work for the latter) – Sandman4 Jul 15 '12 at 9:41
@Snigger: We don't do product recommendations here, for many very good reasons. – womble Jul 15 '12 at 9:44

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