By rak009 ·
Hi to all ,Is there any significance to this IP '' this is the internet IP on a Router frm VERIZON ....any answers

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Well, its a private IP

by Slayer_ In reply to IRRITATING IP ADRESS ?

You couldn't use that to access the internet.

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by seanferd In reply to Well, its a private IP
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It is irritating?

by seanferd In reply to IRRITATING IP ADRESS ?

Check the status pages in the router and find out what machine the address is allocated to.

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You're behind a NAT router, and that's good

by TobiF In reply to IRRITATING IP ADRESS ?

Your computer can't be directly accessed from the internet, unless you first make an outgoing connection or your router is specifically instructed to forward some incomgin traffic to your computer.

In order to check what ip address you got from your ISP today, you can have a look at the status pages of your router.

You can check your public ip by visiting any webpage that includes your public ip in the text of a page. One such service is (They'll show your public ip, but, unfortunately, they label it "local ip" which may not be too correct.)

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