Know your public IP address and private IP address
What is the difference between the private IP address and the public IP address on your broadband box? How do I get to know them?
Your broadband box has a private IP address and a public IP address. Find out what sets them apart and how to know them.
Adresse IP publique
A box has an IP address that is “outward-looking” and materializes its address on the Internet network: it is the public IP address. This is the address that a server on which you want to perform. B transactions “sees”. It is his connection to the network. These addresses are used by the computers on the network to communicate with each other. Thus, each computer on a network has a unique IP address.
Adresse IP privée
A box also has an “inward-facing” IP address, that is, to connect one or more computers. This is the private IP address.
Comment connaître son IP publique
- The public IP address is issued by your ISP (Internet service provider) at the time of installation and box syncing.
- Some widgets also make it possible to know it.
- Here’s how to get to know your public IP:
- Connect to your box:
Go to My Services → Internet Access → State of the Internet Connection
- Or go to a site like: