How to determine own IP

Michael Bauer Mike_B at
Mon Feb 19 04:58:48 EST 2001

Donn Cave wrote:

> Quoth Michael Bauer <Mike_B at>:
> ...
> | If a host has more than one network adapter, how do i know which IP
> | should
> | i put inside  the PONG package?
> | Specifically, when dealing with dial-up users who are also connected to
> | a LAN, gethostbyname(gethostname()) always returns their internal
> | adress.
> If you have a connected socket s, s.getsockname() will return the
> IP address and port number of the local endpoint.

Hmm, seems even better than the first solution!

Thanks, Mike

Excuse my poor english...

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