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    local-ipv4-address
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    0.0.2 • Public • Published

    local-ipv4-address

    Get the local network IPv4 address of the current computer based on the default gateway.

    All of the other Node.js modules I found picked the address of the first or a random external interface from os.networkInterfaces() or performed a DNS lookup on the hostname. What if I have VMware virtual interfaces, an OpenVPN connection, wifi, an ethernet cable, and some loopback interfaces with convincing-looking hosts entries all connected?

    Under the hood, it just executes route.exe or netstat and parses the output with regular expressions.

    Installation

    $ npm install --save local-ipv4-address

    Usage

    In a Node module

    var localIpV4Address = require("local-ipv4-address");
     
    localIpV4Address().then(function(ipAddress){
        console.log("My IP address is " + ipAddress);
        // My IP address is 10.4.4.137
    });

    On the command line

    $ node node_modules/local-ipv4-address
    10.4.4.137

    Platform support

    Operating System Versions tested
    FreeBSD 11.0
    Linux Debian 8.7 Jessie
    Mac OS 10.12.4 Sierra
    Windows 7, Server 2016

    What's not handled

    • WAN address
    • IPv6
    • Multiple gateways
    • Multi-homed connections

    Install

    npm i local-ipv4-address

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    304

    Version

    0.0.2

    License

    Apache-2.0

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    Collaborators

    • aldaviva