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Re: Get the external IP address from a Linux box




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On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 10:37:44AM +0300, Abdullah Ramazanoğlu wrote:

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> Unless you have a dedicated IP address, then even if you directly connect to
> your ISP (no routers, no NAT) you will likely get a local pool address and from
> there routed to the internet by your ISP. In that case your link will have 2
> *local* addresses (e.g. 192.168.. or 10...) : one for your side, one for ISP
> side. You first enter ISP's local IP pool, and from there exit to the internet
> over a real address from ISP's address block.

In that case, the NAT will be at your provider's side. At the end, it'll
be NAT too (NAT == "your external IP isn't what it seems to be").

Cheers
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