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I have installed Nginx webserver on my system. I just need to know the IP adress of the server which am running. I have Googled many times but I didn't get a good answer.

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Can you give us more detail on what you tried? Have you tried whois or nslookup for example? Also, it may help to know other details such as host, registrar, and domain name. – closetnoc May 1 '14 at 15:55
i have setup ngix on my system..and i just need to know the ip adress of the homeserver in which am running – Avinash Babu May 1 '14 at 15:57
Just google "What is my ip" and google will tell you – Qwertie May 2 '14 at 1:11
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If you are on Windows, use the command line and enter ipconfig.

If on Linux, enter ifconfig from the terminal to find out your ip address. I believe it's ifconfig on Mac too.

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well am on windows ..i have tried ipconfig ..and i get lots of ip address information like IPV4 adress,subnet gateway etc ..and i have found dns address ..is that my home server ip ?? – Avinash Babu May 1 '14 at 16:04
IPv4 is what you are looking for. – Renkai May 1 '14 at 16:06
Thanks for your information ..have you ever tried round robin dns with ngix – Avinash Babu May 1 '14 at 16:06
No I haven't, I work mostly on the programming end of things :) – Renkai May 1 '14 at 16:13

In case you get lost or forget the cmd command use this link:


The WAN address is your External IP


The LAN address is your internal IP on that particular machine.

P.S. - for the foreseeable future look for IPv4, IPv6 is estimated not to take over IPv4 for a long time.

Hope this helps :)

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