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Maintains A and CNAME records matching current ip in Godaddy.

Project description

Godaddy IP

Maintains A and CNAME records matching current ip in Godaddy.

Install

pip install godaddyip

This installs a script called godaddyip.

Example use case

With the following configuration file, the daemon will maintain one A record named my.domain.com to the ip of the server the daemon is running on. It will also maintain two CNAME records www.my.domain.com and mail.my.domain.com to my.domain.com.

arecord: my
key:     mygodaddykey
secret:  mygodaddysecret
domain:  domain.com
cnames:
  - www
  - mail

Configuration

Configuration files are searched in one of the following locations. Last configuration file found takes precendence.

  • /etc/godaddyip/godaddyip.yaml
  • ~/.config/godaddyip/godaddyip.yaml
  • ./config/godaddyip.yaml

You can override the above list of searched paths by giving the --config_files=path[,path,...] argument.

Adding or removing rules to a configuration file is done by using the configure argument:

godaddyip <config_file.yaml> arecord ARECORD
godaddyip <config_file.yaml> key KEY
godaddyip <config_file.yaml> secret SECRET
godaddyip <config_file.yaml> domain DOMAIN
godaddyip <config_file.yaml> add-cname CNAME
godaddyip <config_file.yaml> del-cname CNAME

Run

Running the daemon is done by using the run argument:

godaddyip run [--config_files CONFIG_FILES]

Example output:

$ python -m godaddyip run --config_files test.yaml
Current ip: "100.99.98.97"
Previous ip: "None"
Sleeping for 5 minutes.
Current ip: "100.99.98.97"
Previous ip: "100.99.98.97"
Same ip as previous one, nothing to do
Sleeping for 5 minutes.

Using systemd

The daemon can start when the system starts by creating a systemd unit file like the following one in /etc/systemd/system/godaddyip.service.

[Unit]
Description=Godaddy ip service
After=network.target

[Service]
User=godaddyip
Group=godaddyip
ExecStart=/usr/bin/godaddyip run
ExecReload=/bin/kill -s usr1 $MAINPID

[Install]
WantedBy=default.target

I advice running the daemon with a non-root user. A system user can be created with useradd --system godaddyip.

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