Determining LAN IP

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Thu Aug 26 22:27:02 CDT 2010


Hmm.. we are looking at zeroconf and either writing an external or using dns-sd in shell to register. 

Cheers

Monte
On 27/08/2010, at 12:50 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Monte,
> 
> Never tried broadcasting TCP but broadcasting UDP should work. You could
> fire some UDP packets as a kind of "ping", your client would then gather the
> IP from that.
> 
> :D
> 
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 9:42 PM, Monte Goulding <monte at sweattechnologies.com
>> wrote:
> 
>>> For example, if my Rev built-in server listen at port 9876, I can make
>> the
>>> iPhone app find it's own ip and then go for x.x.x.1 til x.x.x.254 trying
>> to
>>> connect on port 9876, no manual ip thing needed but could be provided if
>>> automatic lookup failed.
>> 
>> Hmm.... I never thought of that. What about using 255.255.255.255 to
>> broadcast to find the server? Anyone done this before? One issue is it's
>> possible that there could be more than one sync server on the LAN although
>> we could respond with some details so the user could choose.
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
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