These were some of the steps I took to setup my Allstar link node/server and some of the modifications that I did to it.
These are the steps to build your first node. Be sure to read through all the links on the Allstar (https://allstarlink.org/) site BEFORE you login. Because after login the menu changes and much (if not all) of the basic information goes away.
In order to become a member of the AllStar Link Network, you must first Register to become user of the Portal system. To qualify for membership, you must be a holder of a valid Amateur Radio license.
I was trying to log into a friends Allstar node, but his IP address changed since the last time. Trying to figure it out took too long so I looked into a dynamic ip solution that I could name. After doing this I discovered this feature is already built in.
Here are what I tried first, Followed by the current way I'm doing it.
For updating your nodes ip address to a DNS service
Sign up at noip.com
This is the built in one.
You can access your node remotely without having to know the actual ip address
by using the following address Plus your port number
Creating A Hub Server
I wanted to create a Hub server to connect a few of my nodes to
There are only 2 files to modify.
I had extra BBB computers, So why not.....
 ; Change this to your assigned node number
;rxchannel = SimpleUSB/usb (Comment this line out)