Solved

find ip address for msn massenger user?

Posted on 2008-09-29
3
1,452 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
hi
i am using mac leopard operating system
is there a way to find an ip address for msn messenger  for a specific person ?
i can do that using windows but i don't know how to do it with mac ?
if there is a softwear will be more helpful ?
0
Comment
Question by:aldhubaib33
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Hav0k
ID: 22599135
Open up terminal, type in "netstat -n", it displays active connections and the respective IP's of the other end. Now, send a file to someone on your contact list, type in "netstat -n" while it's transferring the file and check the new connection. That's the connection to the person using MSN. There, you have the IP :P
0
 

Author Comment

by:aldhubaib33
ID: 22599177
hi
i have done it
but i got so many ips ... which one is it ?
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
Hav0k earned 500 total points
ID: 22599468
Cross-reference the outputs of the command, it's the one that wasn't listed before. It might be port 1863, but that's not always the case -- try plain "netstat" to see if that helps.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
iOS10 and MDM 2 58
Apple updates maxing Wi-Fi 14 129
apple tv fire 15 62
MAC OS Sierra Favourite Network Locations Disappearing 7 20
A common question or need, when setting-up a new Mac for someone would be to make all of the applications, installed, available from the dock. Many people often do not realize an application is installed unless it is in the dock. Creating a custo…
In this article we will discuss some EI Capitan Mail app issues and provide some manual process to resolve them.
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to instant message and make a video call in Skype.
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

828 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question