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sends your internal IP by email

Terminal - sends your internal IP by email
ifconfig en1 | awk '/inet / {print $2}' | mail -s "hello world" email@email.com
2009-04-28 06:01:52
User: rez0r
Functions: awk ifconfig mail
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sends your internal IP by email

This is useful if you have need to do port forwarding and your router doesn't assign static IPs, you can add it to a script in a cron job that checks if you IP as recently changed or with a trigger script.

This was tested on Mac OSX.

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great command. Tested on OS X and Freebsd.

Comment by battavia 316 weeks and 6 days ago

thx:)

Comment by rez0r 314 weeks and 4 days ago

good shot._:

Comment by xptonix 312 weeks and 2 days ago

Excellent! Good show!

Comment by localGhost 311 weeks ago

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