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Displaying current host IP Address?

Sloan Bowman
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Joined: Jan 21, 2003
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I was wondering how you could use the java.net.Inet4Address package to display the local computers ip address. When calling the method getAddress() I get the error message stating cannot be accessed by outside package? Any help would be great. Thanks
Neil Laurance
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Joined: Jul 18, 2002
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With the old package, you would do:

I don't have Java 1.4, but I guess you would just need to do:

Hope this helps? :roll:
Sloan Bowman
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Joined: Jan 21, 2003
Posts: 107
I really appreciate your help. I haven't working much with the java.net.* package so I was unfamiliar with how it was called. Thanks again!
 
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