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    Default Internet IP Address of my System

    Hi,

    Could anyone advice me on how to get the ip address of my pc. The reason being I wanted to make my PC as FTP server so that my friends can connect to my pc?

    When I typed ipconfig, I get 192.168.1.2. This is the ip from the router.

    When I connect to WhoAmI sites i am get 122.164.218.x. When I connect to this ip using FTP command it is not connecting to my system. It is connecting somewhere else.

    Thanks,
    Paul

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    dude what u need to do is in RUN > type > cmd > then in cmd window, type > ipconfig/all

    and then u shud get ur complete network addresses.

    cheers hope it helps u... if not then pm me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul_t_a View Post
    Hi,

    Could anyone advice me on how to get the ip address of my pc. The reason being I wanted to make my PC as FTP server so that my friends can connect to my pc?

    When I typed ipconfig, I get 192.168.1.2. This is the ip from the router.

    When I connect to WhoAmI sites i am get 122.164.218.x. When I connect to this ip using FTP command it is not connecting to my system. It is connecting somewhere else.

    Thanks,
    Paul
    Hi paul,

    Your PC will have an internal IP and an external IP.

    Internal IP is what you see inside your own network, e.g., by using command like 'ipconfig/all'. Computers that are inside your own network need to connect to this computer using this IP.

    External IP is the IP of your computer to the outside world. This is what is displayed in 'WhoAmI' sites. Computers from the external world must use this address to connect to your machine.

    Whether from internal or external source, your computer must first allow connections. Connections are allowed from ports (gates). For FTP, port 21must be open. This port (21) and telnet port (23) are extremely dangerous ports to open. Remember that once you open port 21 (FTP), it is open to the whole world and not just your friends. You are inviting port attacks, hacker attacks, virus, etc. So be careful of what you wish to do.

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    if i were to transfer a 100 mb file via ftp... wud it go superspeed or wud it upload and download at normal internet rate?

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    Hi players_player and just4kix

    Thanks for your concern and suggestion:

    As requested following is the output of ipconfig/all:

    Windows IP Configuration

    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : abcd-1234567890
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-A1-CF-7C-BA
    Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.2
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, July 12, 2008 12:06:14 PM
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, July 13, 2008 12:06:14 PM


    I could connect to my pc using "localhost" eg: ftp localhost, i am able to connect and system asks for username and pwd. When I give that info, I am able to connect. This means that ftp connection thru internal IP works fine.

    When I use the external IP, ftp 122.164.218.x, system connects to some other pc; I know it is not connecting to my system because of two things.
    1. My FTP server program does not show the log that user is connecting.
    2. The ftp welcome message is different.

    Is there any setting that I should do in the beetel 220bxi adsl+modem to configure for FTP to open the port?

    I am using the airtel's connection using beetel 220bxi adsl+modem. Could anyone tell me the username and password to connect to "beetel 220bxi adsl+modem", when I type 192.168.1.1 in the Internet explorer? I tried admin/admin


    Thanks and Regards,
    Paul

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    You must open the ports in the beetel modem. Check in advanced settings. There could be options such as Virtual Server, NAT/DMZ, etc.

    If nothing works you can configure your modem in bridge mode and all ports will be open.

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    You can know IP address by using url checkip.in

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    dear paul,

    before you configuring the FTP server , pleaseforword your FTP port (21)from beetel 220bxi adsl+modem to your local machine . after that you can access your server from outside.

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    Why dig up really old threads?
    This is a three month old thread, and it seems the person who asked the question hasn't been back here since July'08 .

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    @ cableguy
    There is no harm in posting at old threads as long as it is relevant to the topic and even better if new information is added... Any new member searching for his problem can then be able to look at a particular topic from a wide angle...

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