2008/4/23, Celejar <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 20:23:40 -0400
Andrew Reid <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 April 2008 19:39, Daniel Ngu wrote:
> > Hi,
> > How do I find out what's the dynamic IP I get when connected
> > to my ISP? I'm not broadband BTW.
>** I use "www.whatsmyip.org",**I have NAT at home, and the
> "far side" of my DSL modem is a private class-A address
> (10.0.something.something), so it's useful to have a utility
> that cuts through the crap.
>** Of course, it does require that you have a working
> web browser.**If you (or I) were clever, we'd probably
> do some tricky tracert thing.
ddclient can parse html to read your external IP address from your
router's status page.**I don't know if there's a clean way to use that
functionality independently of ddclient itself.
> Andrew Reid / firstname.lastname@example.org
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I can see that you're running behind a router or something similar. If
you want to use a shell script to return the IP to the stdout, you
could probably use 'curl'.
1- If you don't have curl, you would have to install it:
[sudo] apt-get install curl
2- Get one of these sites that return your external IP (You know no
site like this? just google "what is my IP", without quotes) and create
a shell command. See my example:
$ curl http://www.ip-adress.com/ | grep "My IP: "
Test it and then you put it in a shell script and you're done.