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Update Location on Wake
Authored by: hintbw on Mar 25, '05 02:31:20PM

I found I had to make the following change in the script (see below) in order for it to work for me. It is an excellent script, now I don't ever have to remember to change locations.

The one other element to the script that I would like to add is for it to change locations based on ip address (i.e. have it check for a wired ethernet ip address and set the location depending on the ip address it is currently getting, if it doesn't find a wired ip address to fall back to the current script to check for a wireless network and set the location accordingly.

Thanks for the script Colter

Here's the original code

#look up the status
location=`grep -i "IT Airport" .wlans | awk -F"\t" '{print $2}'`

Here's what I had to change it to get it to work for me.

#look up the status
location=`grep -i "$wlan" .wlans | awk -F"\t" '{print $2}'`

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