Feature Proposal:Script that changes the IP/DNS in the configuration to become the current IP
For my reasons I have a Foswiki in a VM and want it to be always ready for access from the local network without manually adjusting the IP(s).
Description and Documentation
It is probably a rare use case, occuring if using localhost isn't sufficient (no graphical environment, intranet access required) but a none static IP is assigned via DHCP. For this scenario the script identifies the current IP and changes related configuration entries to ensure Foswiki will be accessible (once a user has the IP ;).
I am wondering if such script could become part of the tools directory or if others may believe it could pollute that place because of the potentially rare use case.
-- Contributors: IngoKappler
- 16 Dec 2011
for the vm, it sounds like an ifup script that could automagically fix the cfg for you
- 09 Jan 2012
Ingo, is there any chance of getting this for 1.2? Or, given that it's a rare use case, do you want to decouple it from the release process and release it as an attachment to a FAQ in Support web?
- 24 Feb 2012
I think this is a rare use case that should be catered for using a FAQ. Raised a concern to reflect this.
- 09 Mar 2012
Changing to a parked proposal. Ingo has not been around recently and no activity here in 3 years.
- 18 Jul 2015 - 01:01