ip address?

Cliff Wells logiplexsoftware at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 25 20:32:46 EST 2002

On Sat, 26 Jan 2002 00:55:31 -0000
maximilianscherr wrote:

> thanks,
> but this just returns my lan ip and not my dynamic inet ip
> --- In python-list at y..., "Tim Peters" <tim.one at h...> wrote:
> > [maximilianscherr]
> > > how can i get the internet ip address of my connected pc?
> > 
> > Give this a try; your money back if it blows up <wink>:
> > 
> > import socket
> > myip = socket.gethostbyname(socket.gethostname())
> > 

I don't see any way of specifying which interface to use.  I suspect you're
going to be stuck with parsing ifconfig/ipconfig.

Cliff Wells
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