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Script to determine ip address and launch a web page based on first 3 octets

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I need a script in python, or vb script which, when run on a machine, will determine the machine's IP address and then open a web browser. What I'm trying to do is check a remote LAN's IP address range to see if it's the same as my own LAN. If it is, one URL is launched. If not, another URL is launched.
Python, or vb script would be preferred.
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Question by:lessthan2
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by:Psy053
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Try this:
strComputer = "."

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set colAdapter = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * From Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration Where IPEnabled=True")

For Each objItem in colAdapter
	For Each strAddress in objItem.IPAddress
		If InStr(strAddress, "192.168.1.") Then
			Results=True
		End If
	Next
Next 

If Results=True Then
	WScript.Echo "Address is within the 192.168.1.* range"
Else
	WScript.Echo "Address is not within the 192.168.1.* range"
End If

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Psy053 earned 500 total points
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Sorry, just to make it a little more complete, the script has been modified to now open IE to a particular page based on whether or not it is in the specified range:



strComputer = "."

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set colAdapter = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * From Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration Where IPEnabled=True")
Set objIE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application") 

For Each objItem in colAdapter
	For Each strAddress in objItem.IPAddress
		If InStr(strAddress, "192.168.1.") Then
			Results=True
		End If
	Next
Next 

If Results=True Then
	objIE.Navigate "http://www.example.com/TRUE"
	objIE.Visible = True
Else
	objIE.Navigate "http://www.example.com/FALSE"
	objIE.Visible = True
End If

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by:Scottyworld
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in order to get it to open a web page you would need to add the following to Psy053's script above

2: Set Sh = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

15: Sh.Run "http://www.google.com", 3

17: Sh.Run "http://www.experts-exchange.com/", 3
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by:Scottyworld
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Lol - beaten to it!
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by:lessthan2
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Excellent! Works perfect - Thank you.
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