A TCP/IP computer network utilizes two basic kinds of IP addresses – public (also called external) and private (sometimes called internal or local). You may need the public IP address if you’re setting up a file server or website, while the private IP address is useful for communicating with local devices, forwarding ports from a router, or accessing your router to make network changes. ‘Get your external IP 1.3’ is a very handy new program for AmigaOS 4.1 and includeds a GUI.

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