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Re: what is my IP?

On Sat, 2005-01-29 at 11:19 -0500, Roberto Sanchez wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-01-29 at 16:58 +0100, Hamster wrote:
> >
> >>On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 09:50:02 -0600
> >>Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>What does dyndns.org have to do with this?
> >>>
> >>>All he said is, "dynamic IP-adress", not, "I use dyndns.org."
> >>
> >>It's just a facility they provide. It's a php script that returns your
> >>current IP. It's got nothing to do with whether or not you USE dyndns,
> >>it's just a facility they provide.
> >
> >
> > Well, ok, but why look elsewhere when the same information is
> > already on your own computer?
> >
> Because many of us live behind NAT.  Thus, this information is not
> already on the computer.

It's somewhere near to you, though.

> $ /sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'inet addr'
>            inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
> $ lynx -dump http://checkip.dyndns.org
>     Current IP Address:

Well, this is interesting...
$ lynx --version
Lynx Version 2.8.5rel.1 (04 Feb 2004)
libwww-FM 2.14, SSL-MM 1.4.1, GNUTLS 1.0.16
Built on linux-gnu Sep 26 2004 12:53:36
$ lynx -dump http://checkip.dyndns.org

                                400 Bad Request

   Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.

    Cherokee web server 0.4.6 Port 80

$ links -dump http://checkip.dyndns.org
   Current IP Address:

> The 192.168 is non-routable and, as you well know, useless for anything
> outside of my private subnet.  I figured since the OP mentioned using a
> P2P client to retrieve his IP address, he wanted the publicly routable
> address.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
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