Determining LAN IP

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Thu Aug 26 19:26:27 EDT 2010


Monte,

Go for the parsing of ifconfig, I think it is the easier one.

:D

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:20 PM, Monte Goulding <monte at sweattechnologies.com
> wrote:

> Unfortunately not because that will return a public IP. Nothing on the WAN
> should be able to determine the LAN IP.
>
> Cheers
>
> Monte
>
> On 27/08/2010, at 8:57 AM, Jim Ault wrote:
>
> > 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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