Getting public IP address of NAT firewall

Damien Elmes resolve at
Fri Feb 8 12:21:27 EST 2002

Rasjid Wilcox <rasjidw at> writes:

> Have never really played around with IRC.  But I think a 'traceroute' of a 
> packet to myself via the internet would do the trick.  I don't think 
> traceroute will do this, although I'm sure there is a tool that will.  (Can't 
> see how to do it with nmap.)  I'll have a look at the IRC thing.

That's overkill. All you need is a remote connection that reports the source
IP. Log in to any of the big FTP servers that say "greetings,
all transfers are logged". Or set up a small webpage that when you visit it, it
shows the connecting IP.


Damien Elmes
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