Determining LAN IP

Jim Ault jimaultwins at
Thu Aug 26 18:29:11 CDT 2010

On Aug 26, 2010, at 3:54 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

> Hi Monte,
> Does
> hostnametoaddress("localhost")

I get ""  which is my cpu, which is what I would expect.

> work for you?
> Op 27 aug. 2010 om 00:50 heeft Monte Goulding <monte at 
> > het volgende geschreven:
>> 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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