Finding your IP Address

The easiest way to find your IP Address is to navigate to google.com and in the search box type: what is my IP address. Google will display your IP address as the top search result.

Windows Instructions

  1. Select the Start menu and type: cmd. Select the cmd application in the Start menu panel.
  2. A command line window will open. Type: ipconfig and press Enter.
  3. From the information output, look for the line that contains: IPv4 Address.

Mac Instructions

  1. Select the Apple icon in the top left-hand corner of the screen in the Menu Bar.
  2. In System Preferences, select the Network icon.
  3. In the Network preference pane, select Ethernet for a wired connection or Airport for a wireless connection.
  4. Your IP address will be listed:
    • Airport: under Status
    • Ethernet: next to IP Address

Linux Instructions

  1. Open a terminal. You can find this in your list of applications or by searching for "terminal".
  2. Enter the command: ip addr show
  3. Find the IP address for each device listed after inet (most likely after device eth0).
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Article ID: 62252
Created
Thu 9/13/18 11:17 AM
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Thu 7/9/20 8:56 AM