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Internet of Things with Python by Gastón C. Hillar

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Retrieving the board's assigned IP address

The board has finished the boot process with the Yocto Linux microSD card and is connected to our LAN throught the Ethernet port. The DHCP server has assigned the board an IP address and we need to know it in order to run commands on a Yocto Linux console. There are many ways for us to retrieve the board's assigned IP address. We will explore the different options and you can choose the most convenient one based on your LAN configuration.

If the board is connected to one of the Ethernet ports of a Wireless router and we have access to the router's Web interface, we can easily know the IP address assigned to the board. Some router's Web interfaces display the wired clients list. As our board is connected ...

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