An IP address is a unique network-level identifier assigned to a network-enabled device.

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What does it mean if a public IP address looks like a private IP address?

For example, I go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and it tells me that my IP address is 192.X.Y.Z. What does this mean? Isn't that a private IP address? How can I find my real public IP address? ...
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Actual Public IP different from Public IP shown on ip lookup

When I test my connection on services such as whatsmyip.com, I get 112.134.xx.xx as my public address. When I check the ADSL connection status on my router, it shows a totally different IP address ...
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Can I have 2 gateways (or routers) on the same network, using on to connect to my VPN? [closed]

I am tring to configure my home network to have my AppleTV routed through a VPN. I have a Time capsule router, a MacMini Server, a couple of ipads, iPhones, and MacBooks on the same network. My DHCP ...
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Comparing the first part of a string in Excel

I'm trying to create an automated function that will determine the class identification for IP addresses after you input it into Column A's input section by checking the first section of the address. ...
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Add second static IP under Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

I am trying to add a second static IP-Adress to my Ubuntu 14.04 server installation. But so far I haven't had any luck with that. My first attempt was to add a virtual eth0 device to ...
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Browse web via multiple ips without proxy

I'am running a windows VPS and have purchased several ips for it. How can I browse the web from the server via one of the ips apart from the one set as default by the hosting company's router but not ...
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How do I find all known IPs for a given domain in Linux?

I am a developer on a project that uses amazon servers for testing. I am switching from using FoxyProxy to routing with iptables because it is more convenient. The trouble I ran into is that when ...
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Web Server Public ip address to be seen on webpage

I have a Raspberry Pi behind NAT running Linux and hosting a web server. I access the web page from outside via Yaler utility as I have Dynamic public ip address. Is there a way to show my current ...
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How to find the ip-address of an RT-N66U accesspoint

I just setup an Asus RT-N66U wireless router with an IP address of 192.168.1.3. After I got it working, I connected it downstream from a TL-R600VPN router, disabled its DHCP and then changed it (Asus ...
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Internet access without NIC card?

If have a USB modem dongle for INTERNET connection. Can i access INTERNET from a brand new desktop/laptop without NIC card using this dongle? I feel that the dongle is just a modem ( with a DHCP ...
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Can a website tell what device you're using? [duplicate]

If I were to visit a website on different occasions and from different IP addresses but from the same device, could a website potentially tell? If so, would deleting cookies prevent this?
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windows 7: assign static IP address [duplicate]

I want to connect two laptops with a crossover Ethernet cable, in order to synchronize them with ntp. One laptop runs Windows 7, the other one Ubuntu. On Ubuntu, in order to assign a static IP ...
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Find the remote VPN address of the network to which I am connected

I am getting Internet from a Huawei 3G data card in Windows 7. I just read about being anonymous on the Internet so thought I'd give it a try. I used PD Proxy for that, using a username and password, ...
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What must be done to guarantee continued IP address ownership? [duplicate]

There is a pretty high-level of guarantee that we can have continued possession of a chosen domain name as long as we renew it from our registrar (and provided that our registrar is not ...
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Why are Ethernet/MAC addresses needed?

I don't understand why Ethernet MAC addresses are needed. Can't all computers just be connected to the unified network and use IP addresses to communicate? For example, there is a following mechanism ...
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How can I tell if my ip address is static or not (Mac OS X)?

Well everything is in the title really... :-) I want to exclude my IP from my GA account but there is no point in doing that unless what I get from http://whatismyipaddress.com/ for example, is a ...
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Batch check if IP is within specific range

I'm trying to make a batch script to get local IP-address of active NIC (could be wireless or local). To get IP adress I have used following line: FOR /F "delims=[] tokens=2" %%a in ('ping -4 ...
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Visiting website with different IP Address each time? [duplicate]

I want to visit a site repeatedly, with different IP address every time. I tried using Tor to accomplish this (Use New Identity); It worked but it's too slow. Is it possible to arbitrarily reassign ...
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IP address pointing to the router instead of the domain

I set up a domain and I set the IP address to the IP of my server through whatismyipaddress.com. When I send a request to that domain, it connects me to the router instead of the computer. Does that ...
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My IP Address is Wrong?

I have 2 computers, and I checked the IP address on each computer, by going to this site. On both computers, the IP address is the same?! Isn't each computer supposed to have a unique ip address? ...
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Arch Linux device with static IP address, new router not finding the device

I have a device running Arch Linux on my network (Raspberry Pi to be exact) and I do not have a cable for the display. I typically used it by ssh client and had it configured for a static IP address ...
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Getting External IP via PowerShell

I would just like to Get External IP via Powershell Just IP address no header or anything. I try many things such as (Invoke-WebRequest ifconfig.me/ip).Content but it has this extra second line ...
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check if two IP addresses belong to the same router

I have several hosts from which I traceroute to the same destination. Is there a way to determine whether two IP addresses belong to different interfaces of the same router? Is it enough to check if ...
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Assigning same MAC Address to access points [closed]

I am working on a mobile application project which works on a local wireless network located on multiple different geographic locations(some supermarkets). In that for detection of that particular ...
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Will Windows renew IP address sometime after “ipconfig /release”?

On a Windows 2000 PC, I did a "ipconfig /release" to disconnect it from the network. After about 6 hours, I checked it again and it was still disconnected. But then about 17 hours after that, I ...
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Difference between private IP and public IP? [duplicate]

What is the difference between public IP and private IP? Does each machine have both a private IP and a public IP? Who assigns public and private IP? and how can a machine having only a private IP ...
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Why did the IETF specifically choose 192.168/16 to be a private IP address class? [closed]

Why did the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) choose 192.168/16 to be a private IP address classand not something else? Why specifically 192.168/16 and 10/8 and 172.16/12 and not 145.243/16 for ...
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Hide IP from flash objects

Running a flash plugin will make it able to retrieve my real IP address even if I'm using a proxy. Is there a way to prevent that?
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Switching to IPv6 - Do I need a router? [closed]

In the future, since every IP (IPv6 adress) is going to be global, we don't need to use NAT. So basically, why do I need a router on an IPv6-only global network? Why not just replace my router with a ...
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/etc/ethers is not being read by dnsmasq

I recently configured dnsmasq on Raspbian, and everything was working perfectly except that /etc/ethers wasn't being read (yes, I did uncomment read-ethers and remember to restart dnsmasq) - the ...
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I need a dynamic script for changing Host IPs depending on computer name that I can shoot over the network

Does anyone know how to make a Batch/Script, that I can modify, for looking up the host computer name and build the IP and gateway off of it. we have a simple setup of computer name refers to ...
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I changed the IP address on my router and now can't access the web interface

I changed the IP address on my bt home hub 5 router from 192.168.1.254 to 192.168.0.254 because I was trying to connect to an IP camera - big mistake. Now I can connect to the router but there is no ...
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Can't get access to my internal IIS Server?

Before I could get access to my IIS Server using its static private IP address (on the Windows Server 2012 itself), but now I can only access the IIS Server web page using its localhost and 12.0.0.1 ...
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is it possible to get IP address of a wifi that you are not connected to

Just like the question states. Is it somehow possible to get the IP address of a network that you don't have access to? For example, if you click the little wifi button on your task bar, and ...
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Resetting ip address gives “media disconnected” error message

I am using my windows 8 laptop and I am successfully connected to my router and can access my internet with no problem. I want to get a new ip address. I opened up the command prompt and then typed in ...
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Get and reserve an available IP address from a dhcp server to use for my ip camera

I have a c# desktop app. I have an ip camera and I want to assign a static ipaddress to it. I need to be able to get a 'free/available' ip address from my dhcp server, reserve it and assign it to my ...
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Ethernet port on Linux machine not recognizing ethernet connection with embedded device

I have an atmel at91sam7x256 microcontroller that I would like to use for a TCP/IP communication. The very first step of my project is to be able to "ping" my board given its IP address. I have its IP ...
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Does OS X log my IP address?

I need to know which IP address I was using two days ago. Is there any log file in OS X that contains this information? Update: And Chrome for Mac could store this information somewhere?
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Router and PC IP Address Differ

OK, I have a router that is my central hub. I have a DHCP reservation set up to keep IP addresses constant across the network but when it comes to my main PC, the router shows the PC to be reserved ...
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qlen value in iproute2 output

I have the following output for ip addr: ┌─[hhfh:HHFH]─[Downloads]─[07:28 PM] └──$ ip addr 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN link/loopback ...
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Is it possible to get different external IP Address for two different computers that connect to the same router? How?

I want to play an online game with my brother, but the game seems to prevent having two users use the same external IP Address at the same time. Is there any way to have two different external IP ...
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Changing IP address on a “shared” Wi-Fi router

I don't really know how to word this properly since I don't know the name, so, sorry for the odd question. In my situation, I lived on an apartment and they provide internet service on a monthly fee ...
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ifconfig command on mac does not show IP address

When I run ifconfig, eth0 is not shown, and only en0 is displayed: >> ifconfig en0 | grep inet inet 192.168.0.102 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255 When I type My IP in Google, my IP ...
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How to get external IP addresses of 2 ISPs on Mac OSX

The next code displays the external ip of 1 ISP. curl ipecho.net/plain; echo Is there any code to display the external ip of 2 ISPs? My mac mini is connected to 2 internet providers. One in en0 via ...
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Why am I connected to 65.52.240.48?

I notice my computer is connected to 65.52.240.48 using the firefox process. I looked it up it says the IP is in Redmond and "Microsoft Hosting" but I also get camtasia results. I have camtasia ...
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Use Router (External) IP Address for Dadicated Server [closed]

Currently i am in India. i have Broad Band Connection. I have TP-link router and i want to use router's external ip address for my dedicated server. Is it possible.? I am java developer not much on ...
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When on VPN, can't load any sites that belong to Google

I work from home and I VPN into the office. We are a remote team all over the country and we use Google Hangouts to video conference. After I VPN, I then RDP onto my desktop which is a physical ...
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How to install wireless access point EDUP EP-2906?

I 'm trying to install wireless access point device EP-2906, on my Desktop PC running Windows 7. Here is the installation guide. Page 7 says how I can set up it's IP address, but I can't find ...
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How can I find private IP address of a device?

I 'm trying to detect IP address of a Wireless Access Point device, connected via Ethernet on my router. Router's configuration page shows status of the Ethernet port is up, but no device connected. ...
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What happens when we alias an IP address to a system?

What happens when we alias an ip addr which is already allotted to some other on the same LAN. Is aliasing local to my system?