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Re: how to determine WAN IP address from behind a NAT router?



On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 07:17:38PM -0400, Brendan wrote:
> /sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'inet add' | awk '{print $2}' |cut -d ' '  -f 12 |
> cut -d: -f 2"

or, more simply, /sbin/ifconfig eth0 | awk -F: '/inet/ {print $2}'|sed s/'[[:space:]].*'//
but.. that won't tell you the WAN address if you're on a machine behind a
NAT router. just your LAN address.

-Sean



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