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

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Configuring static IP address for using Remote Desktop Connection

I have a static IP address provided by my ISP. I have three machines at my home. I want to remotely access one of my machines (Windows Server 2003) using Remote Desktop Connection from any location. ...
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How can I know IP address of the sender in Gmail/Yahoo/Hotmail?

Is there a way to know sender's IP address sent in Gmail/Yahoo Mail/Hotmail any mail?
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Wireless router's ip address

Does my wireless router have an ip address that's independent of my computer's ip address? Is there any way to determine what that ip address is? Note: I'm not talking about the internal router ip ...
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finding IP address using Linux command prompt

I'm looking for a way to get my IP address using the command prompt in Linux. I know when you type "ifconfig" you can get your local IP address (i.e. 192.168.0.103), but I'm looking for my IP address ...
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How To Find My Previous IP Addresses

Is it possible to find out what IP addresses a computer has been assigned by their ISP in, say - the last six months? I know the current IP address but would like to see the one before that, and ...
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Why can I no longer access a particular website that I have been visiting for years without issue?

There is a private forum site that I have accessed without issue for a long time. As of about 2 weeks ago, without warning, I suddenly cannot access the site through any browser. My first assumption ...
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How many characters can an IP address be?

I have to create a field in a mysql table to store ip addresses. I need to know the maximum characters an ip address can possibly be. Whether ipv4, ipv6 or some other type that can render a valid ip ...
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How often do users change their IP address (average time needed)?

Basically, i need to know how long (on average) and ip address is used per user, this can be US-only stats or World-Wide stats, if you have a source please state it. If its your own data please let us ...
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Understanding the static IP I just purchased

I just purchased a static IP from my ISP. The tech installed a cable modem and gave me some information: IP Address: 1.2.3.61 Gateway: 1.2.3.62 Subnet Mask 255.255.255.252 I could mindlessly ...
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What does “ :: ” mean in my connections ? (“TCP local address :: port 49157”)

It says: TCP local address :: port 49157 remote port N/A etc. status listen There are several connections listed under svchost.exe, services.exe, Issas.exe, wininit.exe, system. I have no ...
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How can I hide my IP without using a proxy?

I've been trying to do this for some time. I have installed Hamachi and used in correlation with privoxy. This is all well and good except I'd like to accomplish this without the use of a proxy ...
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Ping [computer] get strange IP address

On my local network, I have multiple computers that I connect to. I don't typically remember the IP address nor do I care. This morning, I went to RDP put "Sam" in the field and pressed enter. It ...
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I'm using Cisco Packet Tracer for Simulation and got error “ip address overlaps with..etc”

The 1st row is for my router and the 2nd row is for my LAN. What's wrong? Is my IP addressing and subnetting wrong? I already checked my configuration.
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Why can I ping 127.1?

I know IPv6 allows consecutive zeros to be omitted. But how about IPv4? I haven't found any reference to this on the Internet, including Wikipedia and RFC 791 – Internet Protocol. This document ...
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Why does computer connected via wireless and wired have different address but same name?

I have a Thomson TG585 v7 router that can be access via a webbrowser on ipaddress http://192.168.1.254/ I have various computers connected to it via wireless or ethernet in some cases both and I've ...
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Get IP Address from TeamViewer without connecting

Is it possible to know the (public) IP address of a computer where TeamViewer is ready for a remote control session - without connecting to the computer?
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Find all past desktop IP addresses

Is there a way to find some type of log file that saves all IP address that were assigned to a desktop? I changed an static IP of a desktop (switched it to DHCP) of mine and i can not recall what the ...
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How to troubleshoot DHCP problems?

This question was originally titled "How to gather information about suspicious wireless access point?" but then this topic has been moved to another question, leaving here discussion of connection ...
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Assign IP's to certian mac addresses in dd-wrt

I have a Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS that I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) vpn - build 13064 on it and for the life of me I can not find a way to assign ip's based on Mac address. Basically I have a ...
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Get Hostname from IP address/MAC address

I have a list of IP addresses and MAC addresses connected to my local network, but I need to get the hostnames of each device, is there a command line or terminal (mac) command for this?
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How can i assign multiple IP addresses to an NIC (possibly software solution)?

I am connected to a network that assigns my IP address via DHCP, but i also need to assign my NIC an IP address that is not in the network's address range. Is this possible, maybe with some "virtual ...
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Understanding the black magic of IPv6 addresses

my router (AVM Fritz Box) is supporting 6to4. So far it works but I want to understand what's going on. The last few hours I spent on a IPv6 book. There are many things I understand now but there is ...
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Full URI to a file on another machine in our local network?

On our small-business Windows XP network, I have a file in f:\MyDir\SubDir\text.doc What would be the URI for that file while I'm on another machine.... if all I knew was that machine's IP address, ...
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How to blacklist IPs on Windows 7?

I'm trying to find something similar to iptables in Linux for Windows. I've tried using Windows firewall as well as editing the host file to block specific IPs, but had no success. I've also tried ...
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Could you help me to understand netstat output?

I am trying to figure out how to get IP of a suspicious access point I am using to access the internet. Running netstat, I get the following: $ netstat -rn Routing tables Internet: Destination ...
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My wifi is now connected to 2 different networks on my Wifi

I tried setting up 2 different IP addresses on my laptop but what ended up happening was now I got my Local Wifi network + the "Unidentified Network" on my Current Connections. How do undo this? I ...
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How to use different ip address between virtual machine and your laptop?

How to use different ip address between virtual machine and laptop. For laptop, my os is mac. And within my laptop, i run a virtual machine (vbox). The os within vbox is ubuntu 11. Thank you.
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how IP ban system works

Can anyone tell me how the IP ban system works. I have Dynamic IP, every time i start my PC I have a different IP. I want to know how a site (like a chat system) knows my IP and it keeps me banned... ...
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Can you have a class C IP address with a subnet mask of 255.255.0.0?

Can you have a class C IP address with a subnet mask of 255.255.0.0? What happens when you have a setting like this?
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In computer networks, when is a MAC address used and when is an IP Address used?

MAC address and IP address are used to uniquely identify a computer. When is an IP address used and when is a MAC address used?
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Opera doesn't recognize 0.0.0.0 as localhost. Is this behaviour standard-conform?

Opera (version 10.10) under Linux (don't know about other OSes) does not recognize http://0.0.0.0/ as local address (http://127.0.0.1/) , while Firefox does. What is the difference between these ...
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Class D ip address

Is there mask for class D ip address? As it is for multicast, I am not sure about it. I read somewhere that D ip addressas are 32-bit network addresses and they dont have hostID, but in the following ...
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Given a PC's MAC address, can I find its IP?

Is there a way to get the IP address when all you have is the MAC of an item?
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Difference between intranet IP Address and internet IP Address

My computer has 2 IP Addresses, one is 192.168.1.100 and the other is 78.x.x.x. If connecting to a socket, what IP address would a program outside of my network use, and how would it differentiate ...
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Networking: Connecting Two Networks in Home (Floor # 1 & Floor 2)

I have a home networking question. I have two wireless routers having their own network. I want to connect these two networks so their clients can access each other. Following is the configuration. ...
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How to improve my router settings and stop these access attempts to my network

I have a network at home. ISP modem connects to my router which connects to my computers and laptops. When I look into my router logs I see a load of blocked access attempts. I was wondering if I can ...
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D-LINK DIR-615 router keeps giving my wireless devices bad ip addresses

I have a D-LINK DIR-615 router, and wired devices have no problem getting an IP, however; wireless devices end up with a 169.254.. address (subsequently, they cannot access the internet through the ...
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Is 225.225.225.128 a valid subnet mask?

I have been told that we have two devices on a network: 10.40.225.142 and 10.40.225.144 These devices both have Gateway 10.40.225.129 Subnet mask 225.225.225.128 (note 225 is Not a typo) These ...
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Adding localhost entry to Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file with port number

I have set up a local site under IIS 7.5 under port 900. to access it I should type localhost:900 in the address bar. I'm a little bit familiar with the System32\Drivers\etc\hosts file and I know I ...
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Do you get given your own IP address on dialup?

Do you get given your own IP address on dialup? I am trying to test remote connections from outside my LAN. Will I be given an IP address that I can use for remote desktop and assistance?
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NIC card using strange IP address

I'm using Windows Vista on a laptop, and while my wireless card works fine and takes the address the wireless router's DHCP server gives it, for some reason when I plug my (built-in) laptop NIC port ...
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How to remove .local dns suffix on Windows 7?

I am using a speaker share application called SpeakerShare. What it does is simply share a server's speaker. When I am trying to connect to a server from a client, the server returns ...
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How can I setup a router to assign IP addresses to all connections through a 24-port hub?

How can I do that? Also is there any router that is already ready to handle something like that? Is there any other recommended setup to solve this problem. This is a relatively low budget (probably ...
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What is ip address 0.0.0.0

I've been looking at the socket information in proc/net/tcp and I see a lot of the home connections (127.0.0.1) with a remote address of 0.0.0.0. I was just wondering if a blank address like that had ...
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How to find out what computers are connected to an access point/router using Linux terminal?

I would like to determine what computers are currently connected to my access point/router via the command line in Linux. How can I do this?
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How can I redirect “localhost” to another local IP?

This is my situation: Two computer under the same router, 192.168.1.101 and 192.168.1.102 This is what I like to do: On 192.168.1.101, while accessing port 22 with localhost, it directs the traffic ...
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Locally, External IP Resolves to Router Admin

I have a Belkin F5D7230-4 router, and I don't have many problems with it, however one thing which has always bugged me is that its admin page is accessible locally via two locations: 192.168.2.1 and ...
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Display tracert on Google or Bing Maps

Is there a program of perhaps website that can display a list of ip-adresses on Google or Bing maps? For instance, if I do tracert -d www.youtube.com, I'll get a bunch of IP-addresses, displaying the ...
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How to get both IPv4 and IPv6 dynamic address

Running dhclient gets me an IPv4 address. Running dhclient -6 gets me an IPv6 address. And the man page says you can't combine v4 and v6. So how to get both v4 and v6 addresses at the same time?
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What is the best way to get the external internet gateway IP reported periodically?

I have a OS X Server behind an airport extreme, serving services via opened ports on the airport. The server has a 10.0.x.x local address, always the same one. The airport extreme gets it's external ...