Determining LAN IP

Jim Ault jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 26 18:57:03 EDT 2010


You could just ping whatIsMyIp.com

On Aug 26, 2010, at 3:50 PM, Monte Goulding wrote:

> Hi Everyone
>
> To determine the domain name of the computer Rev is running on we  
> use hostName() and to turn that into an IP we use  
> hostNameToAddress(hostName()). If you are behind a router this will  
> return your LAN IP however if your computer is using a modem it will  
> return a public IP. I need a reliable LAN IP so I can ask the user  
> to enter it into their iPhone to connect to my sync server. Should I  
> just be parsing ifconfig and ipconfig and forget about hostName() or  
> what?

Jim Ault
Las Vegas






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