Q: looking up ip global IP address from inside LAN
ned at bike-nomad.com
Tue Jul 29 05:40:22 UTC 2003
On Monday 28 July 2003 10:12 pm, Justin Holzer wrote:
> Say for example, I have cable modem service, and have several
> machines sharing this connection via a store-bought broadband
> router. Now say I'm running squeak on one of the networked
> machines, ie. 192.168.1.1.
> Is it possible for me to get the global IP address of my cable
> modem, ie 184.108.40.206, without having to send a packet outside
> of my local network?
Sure, if you know how to ask your router what its Internet address is
(it probably has a web browser front end that's accessible on the
Otherwise, you'd have to send a packet outside to something that could
tell you what your address was.
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