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How to check your external IP from the command prompt
Date Added: 1/4/2017

You can check your external public IP from the Windows command prompt using a free service from OpenDNS.  Just type this command:


The results should come back instantly.  The first paragraph of the response tells you the address of the DNS server, so you can ignore that.  The second paragraph titled Non-authoritative answer gives you the query you submitted in the Name field and tells you your external IP address in the Address field.

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