You will need to configure the router to do port forwarding. What this means is that you tell the router that any incoming connection on a specified port gets directed to a specific local IP address (your PC). So the PHP script will still try to connect to the router's IP address, but the connection will be forwarded by the router to your PC.


rogersmail wrote:
I wrote a program that opens a server on the local pc(for p2p stuff) and talks 
back and forth to the website, logging on ok and the php script catches the 
correct IP address of the server started on my PC,

however since adding a router to my PC for my kids to use the other PC for the 
net i logon ok to the website outside but after logging on it returns the 
original IP of the cable modem and not the generated local ip that the router 
assigns, thus i get a 10049 Bind error..

any ideas or directions very welcome..

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