Re: what is my IP?
On Saturday 29 January 2005 12:28, Ron Johnson wrote:
>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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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:192.168.2.3 Bcast:192.168.2.255
>> $ lynx -dump http://checkip.dyndns.org
>> Current IP Address: 126.96.36.199
>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
> Cherokee web server 0.4.6 Port 80
>$ links -dump http://checkip.dyndns.org
> Current IP Address: 188.8.131.52
Something seems to be wrong there, both of the above commands return
my outside ip address just fine.
>> 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.
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