Determining LAN IP

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Thu Aug 26 18:30:01 CDT 2010


On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:29 PM, Jim Ault <jimaultwins at yahoo.com> wrote:

>
> On Aug 26, 2010, at 3:54 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:
>
>  Hi Monte,
>>
>> Does
>>
>> hostnametoaddress("localhost")
>>
>
> I get "127.0.0.1"  which is my cpu, which is what I would expect.
>

Jim,

that is loopback it is useless for anything trying to connect to your
machine...


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