Getting externally-facing IP address?

Tim Williams tim at tdw.net
Fri Nov 10 17:25:58 CET 2006


On 10/11/06, Tim Williams <tim at tdw.net> wrote:
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> On 10/11/06, Michael B. Trausch <fd0man at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Every programming example that I have seen thus far shows simple server
> code and how to bind to a socket--however, every example binds to the
> localhost address.  What I am wondering is this:  Is there a clean way to
> get the networked IP address of the machine the code is running on?  For
> example, my laptop's IP address is 192.168.0.101, and I want to bind a
> server to that address.  Is there a clean way of doing so that will work,
> for example, when I move the code to my server (which obviously doesn't have
> the same IP address)?
> >
> >
>
> Try  using 0.0.0.0  as the IP address,  or possibly giving IP address at
> all.
>
> HTH :)
>
>

Correction:

-> or possibly giving *no* IP address at



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