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Hi, I use Microsoft VPN to connect/login from a remote computer to SBS2003. The local IP is something like 192.168.0.xxx, the VPN IP is something like 10.0.0.xxx. If I use winsock to get the IP I get the 192.168.0.xxx, but what I'm looking for is the 10.0.0.x address. I need this to VNC in to the client who's obtaining IP's via DHCP.

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Thanks for that, that tells me the DHCP server address, do you know how to get the local IP that was issued by the DHCP server ?.
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Put a winsock control on your form.

then type the following

msgbox(winsock1.localhostIP)
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change it to this ...
Put a winsock control on your form.

then type the following

msgbox(winsock1.localIP)
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by:Netlink2
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Yes, I've tried that, it gives the local IP of 192.168.0.xxx, but what I need is the VPN I of 10.0.0.xxx.
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what did you see when you type ipconfig in the console?
Can you post some text data?
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or What did you see when you type ipconfig /all in the console?

Please post some sample data...
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by:Netlink2
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I see the address I want in ipconfig, so I suppose it's just a matter of parsing it via a text file. Thanks.
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If you need some code for that I can give you one
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That would be great, thanks
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