ip address behind router ?

FreeBsdBeni freebsdbeni at spymac.com
Sun Jan 9 06:07:12 PST 2005

On Sunday 09 January 2005 14:56, James Jhai wrote:
> On Sunday 09 January 2005 06:38 am, FreeBsdBeni wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > How do I find what ip address I'm really having ?
> > My adsl modem/firewall gives me a dynamic private address :
> >, which is what I see with an ifconfig. But how do I find
> > the real (dynamic) address given to my modem by my provider ?
> > I'm using 5.3-rel-p4.
> Most adsl gateways/modems have a web based configuration system, you should
> be able to access it from:
> Look over the options and see if there is a "status" section, this will
> more then likely have the info you want.
> You really should get a static ip from your isp if you are going to be
> running a server, better would be a small block of them. You will also need
> to setup a static network and forward any ports from the dsl gateway to
> your freebsd box if you want to be able to access any services you are
> going to run.

I can indeed access the Linksys modem directly and find out the address. But I 
was hoping for a more direct or easier way to do it, if possible...

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