Getting public IP address of NAT firewall
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Fri Feb 8 12:40:39 EST 2002
On Fri, 8 Feb 2002, Ben Elliston wrote:
> Damien> IP. Log in to any of the big FTP servers that say "greetings 188.8.131.52,
> Damien> all transfers are logged".
> And then use Expect to automate it.
Hmmmm.... what sort of embedded box are you trying to get the IP
from? Does it offer simpler solutions like ACL-controlled SNMP, a http
configuration tool (which you are game enough to keep running), or support
for a routing protocol or two?
What ports are open on the inside of the device - that may give a
Querying the device directly would seem to me to be a little more elegant
than some of the other (from what I can see, workable) suggestions.
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