[Tox Support] Dynamic IP Addrs

e-tge tg at e-tge.de
Wed Sep 2 19:06:54 UTC 2015


I looked through the docs - very exciting.

Two questions though (for which I could not find an answer anywhere):

1) Many people use computers at home connected to the WWW through some
router supplied by Internet-providers. My computer uses DHCP and may
have a different IP address every time (let's say, the same
applies to my router (e.g., which finally NATs my computer's
address to the outside world (
Same applies to my friend I'm about to call ...
How is this supposed to work considering the peer-to-peer concept?

2) What stands DHT for? (Possibly that answers 1 :-)

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