Two ethernet cards/networks (still)

Bob Greschke bob at
Thu Sep 7 19:56:56 CEST 2006

There is a lot to stuff that seems to skirt around this issue (most of which 
has to do with finding your IP address), but I can't find anything that 
explains how to write a client that (in my case) needs to collect some 
information from some equipment on a private network/Ethernet card, then 
transmit that info on the other Ethernet card/"outside" network to another 
program (which will put it into a db).

"binding to a specific address is almost never used for a client", sez 
Foundations of Python Network Programming, but is that how it's done??  Each 
card has a fixed IP address.  It's on Windows at this time if that makes any 



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