Return IP Address

/usr/sbin/ifconfig -a|awk -F" " 'NR==4{print $2}'
Tested on Solaris.

By: elZaphod
2009-12-04 18:41:29

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What Others Think

This probably doesn't count, because it returns the netmask as well, but it's short and handy anyway. ip a | awk '/global eth0/ {print $2}' If you wanted the cull the netmask, it would just take a 'sub' in the awk statement.
Vilemirth · 478 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

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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