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

alias myip='curl -s | egrep -o "[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}"'

By: P17
2009-03-24 20:21:36

What Others Think

alternative .bashrc entry alias whatismyip='wget -qO - | egrep -m1 -o '\''[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}'\'''
alperyilmaz · 593 weeks and 2 days ago
my command is messed up due to html tags. Actually everything except with original post except the URL.
alperyilmaz · 593 weeks and 2 days ago
@P17 "router" ? I think you mean firewall (most likely NAT fw). If it was a normal router then would identify your machine's network adapter IP address.
mpb · 593 weeks and 2 days ago
ip=$(curl -s seems easier to me :)
raj77_in · 593 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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