Find Your IP address using Visual Basic 6.0

This method will try to find your IP address.
Usage :


Private Sub Form_Load()
txtIp.Text = GetIPAddress()

If txtIp.Text = "127.0.0.1" Then
Label1.Caption = "You are offline"
Else
Label1.Caption = "You are online"
End If
End Sub


Code :


Option Explicit

Public Const MAX_WSADescription = 256
Public Const MAX_WSASYSStatus = 128
Public Const ERROR_SUCCESS As Long = 0
Public Const WS_VERSION_REQD As Long = &H101
Public Const WS_VERSION_MAJOR As Long = WS_VERSION_REQD \ &H100 And &HFF&
Public Const WS_VERSION_MINOR As Long = WS_VERSION_REQD And &HFF&
Public Const MIN_SOCKETS_REQD As Long = 1
Public Const SOCKET_ERROR As Long = -1

Public Type HOSTENT
hName As Long
hAliases As Long
hAddrType As Integer
hLen As Integer
hAddrList As Long
End Type

Public Type WSADATA
wVersion As Integer
wHighVersion As Integer
szDescription(0 To MAX_WSADescription) As Byte
szSystemStatus(0 To MAX_WSASYSStatus) As Byte
wMaxSockets As Integer
wMaxUDPDG As Integer
dwVendorInfo As Long
End Type


Public Declare Function WSAGetLastError Lib "WSOCK32.DLL" () As Long

Public Declare Function WSAStartup Lib "WSOCK32.DLL" _
(ByVal wVersionRequired As Long, lpWSADATA As WSADATA) As Long

Public Declare Function WSACleanup Lib "WSOCK32.DLL" () As Long

Public Declare Function gethostname Lib "WSOCK32.DLL" _
(ByVal szHost As String, ByVal dwHostLen As Long) As Long

Public Declare Function gethostbyname Lib "WSOCK32.DLL" _
(ByVal szHost As String) As Long

Public Declare Sub CopyMemory Lib "kernel32" Alias "RtlMoveMemory" _
(hpvDest As Any, ByVal hpvSource As Long, ByVal cbCopy As Long)


' ---------
' Code
' ---------
Public Function GetIPAddress() As String
Dim sHostName As String * 256
Dim lpHost As Long
Dim HOST As HOSTENT
Dim dwIPAddr As Long
Dim tmpIPAddr() As Byte
Dim i As Integer
Dim sIPAddr As String

If Not SocketsInitialize() Then
GetIPAddress = ""
Exit Function
End If
If gethostname(sHostName, 256) = SOCKET_ERROR Then
GetIPAddress = ""
MsgBox "Windows Sockets error " & Str$(WSAGetLastError()) & _
" has occurred. Unable to successfully get Host Name."
SocketsCleanup
Exit Function
End If
sHostName = Trim$(sHostName)
lpHost = gethostbyname(sHostName)

If lpHost = 0 Then
GetIPAddress = ""
MsgBox "Windows Sockets are not responding. " & _
"Unable to successfully get Host Name."
SocketsCleanup
Exit Function
End If

CopyMemory HOST, lpHost, Len(HOST)
CopyMemory dwIPAddr, HOST.hAddrList, 4
ReDim tmpIPAddr(1 To HOST.hLen)
CopyMemory tmpIPAddr(1), dwIPAddr, HOST.hLen
For i = 1 To HOST.hLen
sIPAddr = sIPAddr & tmpIPAddr(i) & "."
Next

GetIPAddress = Mid$(sIPAddr, 1, Len(sIPAddr) - 1)

SocketsCleanup
End Function

' ==================================================================== '

Public Function HiByte(ByVal wParam As Integer)
HiByte = wParam \ &H100 And &HFF&
End Function

' ==================================================================== '

Public Function LoByte(ByVal wParam As Integer)
LoByte = wParam And &HFF&
End Function

' ==================================================================== '

Public Sub SocketsCleanup()
If WSACleanup() <> ERROR_SUCCESS Then
MsgBox "Socket error occurred in Cleanup."
End If
End Sub

' ==================================================================== '

Public Function SocketsInitialize() As Boolean
Dim WSAD As WSADATA
Dim sLoByte As String
Dim sHiByte As String

If WSAStartup(WS_VERSION_REQD, WSAD) <> ERROR_SUCCESS Then
MsgBox "The 32-bit Windows Socket is not responding."
SocketsInitialize = False
Exit Function
End If


If WSAD.wMaxSockets < MIN_SOCKETS_REQD Then
MsgBox "This application requires a minimum of " & _
CStr(MIN_SOCKETS_REQD) & " supported sockets."

SocketsInitialize = False
Exit Function
End If





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