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Shows your WAN IP, when you`re sitting behind a router

Terminal - Shows your WAN IP, when you`re sitting behind a router
alias myip='curl -s www.wieistmeineip.de | egrep -o "[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}"'
2009-03-24 20:21:36
User: P17
Functions: alias egrep
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Shows your WAN IP, when you`re sitting behind a router

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alternative .bashrc entry

alias whatismyip='wget -qO - http://www.whatismyip.com/automation/n09230945.asp | egrep -m1 -o '\''[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}'\'''
Comment by alperyilmaz 282 weeks and 1 day ago

my command is messed up due to html tags. Actually everything except with original post except the URL.

www.whatismyip.com/automation/n09230945.asp

Comment by alperyilmaz 282 weeks and 1 day ago

@P17 "router" ? I think you mean firewall (most likely NAT fw). If it was a normal router then www.wieistmeineip.de would identify your machine's network adapter IP address.

Comment by mpb 282 weeks and 1 day ago

ip=$(curl -s http://amit-agarwal.co.in/mystuff/getip_txt.php)

seems easier to me :)

Comment by raj77_in 282 weeks and 1 day ago

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