Re: Is there a way to know the ISP with the default installation of Stretch?
- Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 11:51:32 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Dan Purgert <dan@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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
It's atypical here too, but that being said, this is a re-hashing of his
other thread "hostname of the modem gateway" (thread started with
- From that post:
gateway = home.telecomitalia.it
# ip route
gateway = 192.168.1.1
He was told to use the -r switch in that thread (i.e. `ip -r route') ,
seems he didn't like the answer and made a new one.
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