What does ::1 mean? I'm trying to find out my IP and the result is ::1.
Its the loopback address in ipv6, equal to 127.0.0.1 in ipv4.
so i am using IPv6 connection now? Feb 21, 2011 at 9:41
1your local hostname is resolving to ipv6 before ipv4.– SirexFeb 21, 2011 at 10:55
::1 is the compressed format IPV6 loopback address 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1. It is the equivalent of the IPV4 address 127.0.0.1.
If you are trying to find your machines public IP address then you can use whatsmyip.org.
If you want to know the IP address of a network interface then you would need to tell us what operating system you are using.
I am using windows 7... Feb 21, 2011 at 9:41
And I am having a problem on HTML 5 geolocation(the browser is having a problem getting my MAC address)...Additional details.. Feb 21, 2011 at 9:43
ipconfig is the command to use to find the IP address of a network interface in Windows 7. If you are having problems with geolocation then it is most likely the public IP address that you want.– user9517Feb 21, 2011 at 9:51
Its the loopback address in ipv6, equal to
127.0.0.1 in ipv4 and its for
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