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Blogmarks tagged networking in Mar

Filters: Type: blogmark × Month: Mar × networking × (via) I really like this: “curl” gives you your IP address as plain text, “curl” tells you your city according to MaxMind GeoLite2, “curl” gives you all sorts of useful extra data. Suggested rate limit is one per minute, but the code is open source Go that you can run yourself. # 30th March 2021, 7:53 pm

Imminent Death of the Net Predicted. Well, maybe not, but the way Windows Vista deals with round-robin DNS A records (using a new IPv6 algorithm from RFC3484 backported to IPv4) means that domains that serve up multiple A records to load balance between data centres will find that the IP nearest to the 192.168.* range will get the vast majority of Vista traffic. # 5th March 2009, 9:50 am