Private IP assigned by ISP? Wth….??

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junZ asked 3 years ago

um, i'm new to the forums as you can see... i really been having trouble with my new ISP. maybe you guys can help?

I tried to configure my LAN for remote desktoping / remote file server but when I got my Mikrotik antenna installed (yeah, it's a crappy wireless connection) and started messing around with my network, I noticed they gave me a private-public address: 192.168.xx.xx O_o

Forgive my ignorance perhaps, I'm just starting to study for CCNA and I thought private addresses like that one aren't supposed to work on the internet? Maybe is a natting of some kind?
is there a way I could override it to make my PC's and router accessible when I'm away from home?

Thanks in advance for your help.

1 Answers
wimiadmin Staff answered 3 years ago

So if you go to what IP does our homepage show?

We'll need to figure out if the 192.168.x.x address is what's assigned to your local computers or to your router.

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