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Re: Is there a way to know the ISP with the default installation of Stretch?




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On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 04:03:46PM -0000, Dan Purgert wrote:
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> Max Power wrote:
> > My problem is to know the ISP [e.g. GATEWAY = Vodafone, Telecom or AT&T]
> > before starting browsing or any remote connection...
> 
> Checking the hostname of an RFC1918 address will nearly never provide
> you with an ISP's name, even if you do it on a residential-gateway
> device provided by them.

I think the OP's address was the external address, which very probably
*isn't* an RFC1918 (unless his provider puts all of their customers
behind a giant NAT: at least on my part of the world this is highly
atypical).

Cheers
- -- t
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