I am new to GlassWire, but I’m okay with computers, for an enthusiast.
I recently purchased GlassWire to keep an eye on things and noticed there are
LITERALLY 300+ IP’s connected to my network according to GlassWire. My Netgear Router Map says otherwise.
Can anyone help?!
First question: Do the devices have IP addresses internal to your LAN?
For example, my computer’s IPv4 address is 192.168.1.210. That IP address is assigned by the router (e.g. 192.168.1.1).
Here’s a list of private network IP address ranges:
Here’s what the first few IP addresses look like on my network
By the way, I can’t have 300 IP addresses on my LAN because it is configured to have no more than the usual 255. So is their really 300?
So is their really 300
256 addresses per network is the limit for Class C networks for which there are 2,097,152 networks for a lump sum total of 536,870,912 addresses.
Class B and A, higher and much higher.
@ Kurmi - To begin…
Post up a partial screenshot of your Things screen, with IP (not DNS) selected.
Enter ipconfig /allcompartments /all in cmd and paste in the text returned, without the Physical Address data.
And some other of them there nasty technical details: Windows and GlassWire versions.
I’m really overwhelmed here. Sorry, for the delay in response. I’m currently sitting at 203 “things”.
All the prefixes are the same, including my computer; but they start with 173, not 192.
I’m beyond confused.
I live in a tiny farmtown of less than 500 people. Could I be seeing everyone’s stuff?
Over 300 things again! What is going on?! SHould I be worried?
You are in the same situation as this GlassWire user:
I AM on a wide area lan system,
beamspeed.com, and all these keep showing up as devices on MY system, and I forgot to mention that I already reset glasswire to defaults and don’t even have a router attached right now, so what the hell are all these other ‘devices’ that are not on my system beamspeed is the only one I recognize
great, Glasswire has no way for me to copy and sent the text and no way apparently for me to send screencaps… definitely a useless non feature. OK, just found the image u…
The solution is probably the same. Installing a router will isolate your local device(s) from the other customers of your ISP:
Install a router instead of connecting directly to the wireless modem. That way the only devices you will see on your LAN will be yours. The router will provide additional security for your device(s) because it will make your network private rather than public as it is now.
It looks like you would originally have had a router. You’re on “Ethernet 3” which suggests this is your third configuration of your Windows network connection. Also, you can see from the listed devices that they are all ro…
I was expecting to see loads of 172.16.x.x NAT addresses.
Though a class C subnet mask in IP settings would the solution for an experienced user, if the assumption Kurmi isn’t using a router.
Then again, Kurmi could be using a router and NAT is disabled.
ipconfig /allcompartments /all would reveal if there was more than one NIC, and their configs, which often befuddles network discovery software. Not that GW would be subject to that…
One way or the other, that ipconfig data will be important to troubleshoot further.