[LINK] technical question: security alert
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Wed Mar 4 23:31:32 EST 2009
On Wed 2009-03-04 22:48:24 UTC+1100, Ivan Trundle (ivan at itrundle.com) wrote:
> This might sound na?ve, but surely Winders and other non-Mac Unix
> machines have simple software that can show your external IP address
> in realtime, all of the time? Without resorting to external websites?
ipconfig for Windows.
ifconfig for pretty much all other modern-day OSes (Linux, BSD, OS X).
Both are command-line utilities that are (usually!) supplied with the
OS. They will show your Internet IP address unless you're behind a
router (eg. most ADSL routers) - in which case it will probably show
your Intranet (LAN) address, instead of what you want.
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