How to update your IP address periodically in a Terminal/Command prompt

If you have a dynamic IP, then you possibly need to update your IP address quite often for our authorization system. You can update your IP address regularly from a Terminal (Mac) / Command Prompt (Windows) via a cronjob. Here are some examples on you how do it. You might need to install wget in order to make this happen.

Here are some examples that show you how to do it:

Hourly
*/60 * * * * root wget -qO - https://playmo.tv/api/update-location?x-api-key=Your_account_key

Every 3 hours
* /3 * * * root wget -qO - https://playmo.tv/api/update-location?x-api-key=Your_account_key

Every 12 hours
* /12 * * * root wget -qO - https://playmo.tv/api/update-location?x-api-key=Your_account_key


You can get your account code here: http://playmo.tv/dashboard/#my-account-code

Owners of DD-WRT routers can setup a cronjob, so the router updates your IP address periodically via the guide above.

Furthermore, if you install and run the playmoTV Linker for Mac or Windows, then it updates your IP address periodically, as long as you keep it running.