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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by dontoe, Jul 9, 2006.
what the hell, it says bananaland!
On the outside of my firewall,,,,,but whats my inside IP ?????
The IP Address is: 126.96.36.199. The host name is: cpe-72-181-115-156.houston.res.rr.com.
that is what the world see's me as,,only the outside IP,,not the inside
What's the difference between Outside and Inside IP's?
Crossing a firewall converts your "inside" IP to an "outside" IP that the world "see's" you as...This is the IP address that the ISP provides to you...a hacker cannot access your P/C if he does not know what the computers IP routing is on the inside...because he only see's you on the outside of the firewall,,,not your P/C's "inside" address.
Just to complete the hijack - Does my wireless router and/or software firewall do this or do I need a seperate piece of equipment?
your router does this. The technology wasted wages is talking about is called NAT (Network address translation)
I am a little black dot standing on third rock from the sun.
Got to much sun..................... did ya?
Or you could always use AOhell and have a different IP each time you log on...
yes ... I suppose you COULD do that.
But then you'd be using AOL .... might as well buy a Ford while you're at it ... yuppy
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