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

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How to force client static leases (IP addresses) to update/change immediately?

My router runs dd-wrt and it assigns static leases to DHCP clients. The clients all use DHCP. I recently changed the IP addresses I want assigned to clients. But the clients are not updating ...
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How do I figure out which user is behind an IP address?

I was able to get a connected IP addresses on my network by pinging the broadcast IP. Now how do I figure out more information about that individual IP address, say it is 192.168.0.199? Can I say ...
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What is 127.0.0.2 IP address for?

I'm running the example in hiredis, which is using "127.0.0.2" as the redis server IP, and it is running properly. Actually, the redis server is running on the same machine. I know that "127.0.0.1" is ...
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Force DHCP to assign the same ip always to the same client?

I'm behind a router with at least 1 client and at most 3 clients. My "main" client runs some services like Apache2 so I port forwarded in router configuration the incoming traffic to its IP address ...
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How to enable WiFi bridged networking in VirtualBox ? [closed]

I would like to set up my virtual machine (Debian 6.0.4 64 bit) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 64 bit host OS. When I launch my virtual machine with NAT networking option everything runs fine but when I ...
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Usefulness of CIDR [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Classful addressing? Over the years I've heard the term "CIDR" and never gave it much thought. This morning I perused the Wikipedia article on it, and came away ...
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Tray icon utility to track WAN IP address

I need small tray icon utility for windows which will track my internet (wan) ip address changes. I guess there should some freeware but I couldn't find any.
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Fastest method to determine my PC's IP address (Windows)

This may seem trivial but I'm looking for the quickest method to determine my PC's IP address within my network. This changes regularly as I connect from one network to the next via DHCP The ...
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I use a wifi network that is connected to my modem. How do I find out the address of the wifi router?

192.168.1.1 goes to my (Beetel) modem. I'm unable to figure out how to access my router when I'm on wifi. Only if I disconnect the router from the modem, and then connect my laptop to the router via ...
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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 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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DNS poisoned nslookup returns wrong ip address

I recently had a 'redirect virus' while I was logged in as administrator. Every time I would query something in a search engine, I was redirected to domaindiscount24.com. After a virus cleanup ...
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How to change LAN address range with Motorola SBG900E?

I'm trying to get work VPN properly working from home (problem is, when it's enabled, I can access the private network but not public internet). A colleague suggested I should try changing my home LAN ...
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How is it possible to detect whether or not a device is “routing”?

The building I'm in provides ethernet ports through the walls in each room, but it is stated in their policy that they "do not allow wireless routers." They have been known to deactivate certain ...
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View I.P. Address of a connected remote user

This might be hard to explain so I'm going to try my best here... I have a computer that connects through a VPN tunnel and then uses remote desktop to gain access to another computer. I can go in ...
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What do the different formats for network addresses indicate?

I've seen the following forms for network addresses: 10.1.1.0 172.16.1.0 192.168.1.0 I usually see 192.168.1.0 for my home network address. Sometimes I've seen the other two forms listed above. ...
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Is there a router with configurable public IP address? [closed]

Can you please point me to some routers on which I can manually set a public IP address? This is not over ATM, the bridge to the external network is in my LAN (and I take the public IP Adresses ...
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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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Permanent local IP on Windows and Ubuntu systems

I use an Ubuntu system and frequently connect to my parent's Windows system on the local network. But, using DHCP, the computers IP address are always different, making it a chore to find what IP ...
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How can I make my IP address appear to be from another country to watch iPlayer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country I live in Bermuda – people seem to be able to use iPlayer, which is offered by the BBC (United Kingdom). Can you ...
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Why is my IP address saying that I'm in a different state?

I live in PA and when I log into Facebook it says that my IP address location is in CA. Is there a way that I can fix the address to where I actually live?
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Another user in my network is using my IP and MAC address - what can I do?

These days I had problem with my internet connection. I have a static IP connection, but some time ago I couldn't access the internet. A friend helped me and we found out that the IP and MAC-address ...
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Theory regarding MAC and IP address in network packet and frame content?

Okay, network theory and protocol questions for you guys: Assuming a router is using NAT, is a device's MAC address every actually exposed to the Internet? Or, does the router transmogrify (wow, ...
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Is it possible to map an IP address to a USB port?

Is there a way for a USB device to be seen by Windows 7 as a network device? Such as mapping an IP address manually to that USB device? In this case, I have an android phone application (Remote ...
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Unable to connect to internet after applying static IP address

I have a wireless router and 2 PCs with wireless adapters. A DSL modem is connected to the router and everything works without configuring anything. The PCs are connected and can share files with ...
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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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Problem Accessing my public IP on my computer

Explanation : I'm using windows xp sp3 I've public IP (ex. 182.222.333.222) My ADSL-router IP : 192.168.1.1, and my static IP 192.168.1.5 I've enabled NAT setting through my ADSL modem I've ...
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Camera control box plugged into the router, any idea how I can find its IP?

In the past I've used it but recently I got a new router. I plugged the camera control box in, and it has an internal webserver to configure it. However I just have no idea what its IP address is. I ...
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New IP address with TSOCKS

I am using tsocks on my Ubuntu machine and I have it all set up so that if I run wget -q -O - checkip.dyndns.org|sed -e 's/.*Current IP Address: //' -e 's/<.*$//' in my normal shell I get my ...
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How To Make Sure Of Authenticity Of IP Address?

When i was checking email message's header in Windows Mail Live from GMail account i saw the following: domain of transitioning does not designate "insert ip address here" as permitted sender What ...
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Does DynDNS always point to my external IP?

I want to be able to ssh to my box from anywhere on Internet so I am doing port-forwarding. I've registered with free dyndns.org account so that evenif my external ip changes, it doesn't affect the ...
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Is it possible to get your router's external ip address without using a website?

I was wondering if there was a way to find out your router's ip address without using a website like www.whatismyip.com. I searched around, and I am beginning to think it is impossible. If that is ...
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Will routers “short circuit” their own external ip address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connecting to my own network via external IP If I can access my router home page (or ssh etc.) through LAN machines via 0.0.0.1 and from anywhere on the internet via ...
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Determine the dynamic IP address of a remote computer in order to SSH

I will be setting up a computer with SSH and VNC servers in order to access it remotely since I won't have physical access. If the IP address changes how can I track this? The first idea that comes to ...
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Tunelling into remote internet connection

I have a computer at home in Boston. I'd like to set it up so that when I'm traveling and going online, it looks like I'm on my Boston computer. I used LogMeIn but (a) it's overkill since I don't ...
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Lock my current IP address

How can i lock my current IP address? the LAN IP address is the 192.**. I know that, but i want to lock up my IP address which i found on the http://whatismyipaddress.com/, which is something like ...
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How To Resolve IP Addresses To Domain Names?

I know it is possible to resolve IP addresses to host names but can IPs be resolved to domain names?
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How can I use multiple IP-addresses, multi-homing, on a Windows 7 machine?

Is there an easy way to set up multiple IP-addresses (multi-homing) for a Windows 7 machine? Today the machine is on a LAN and the IP-address is allocated by DHCP, I can change to static address ...
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Do I need the broadcast and network values in etc/network/interfaces?

My ISP has given me two static IPs, and I was just configuring the etc/network/interfaces file and saw that I need netmask, gateway, address, broadcast and network values. I only have the first ...
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Firewall in front of device with public IP address

Is it possible to have a firewall in front of a device with a public IP address without getting in the middle of NAT? I have a server that I need to put on the internet, but I want to put a firewall ...
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How quickly to find the first IP available in a LAN?

Suppose that I am in a LAN with the following parameters: IP: 172.16.20.X NETMASK: 255.255.252.0 GATEWAY: 172.16.20.1 DNS: 172.16.20.1 In order to connect to my LAN, I have to find, ...
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Wireless connection switches off IP address

I have a Lenovo laptop with windows XP and a wireless connection at home. The wireless connection works when initially I switch on the computer. but if I leave it for even 5 minutes, the wireless is ...
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Is there a free software defacto standard for ip address masking while using any application layer in TCP?

Whether I'm using FTP or HTTP or SSH, can you tell me if there is software that I can install that will mask my IP during data transmission? How would this work if my IP address is assigned from my ...
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How to access A-records defined on a server on the other side of my VPN connection?

So I'm not very savvy when it comes to windows networking, but hopefully I can explain my problem clearly. I have a VPN connection to my office network. The VPN connection appears to work fine as it ...
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Conflicting reports on why my IP address is

http://checkip.dyndns.org/ gives me a different number than what I see when I type in ifconfig in Terminal. The site also gives me a different address than what I see when I run ipconfig in the ...
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Multiple VirtualBox guests - SSH into them

I have a Ubuntu VirtualBox host and two Ubuntu guests. I need to be able to ssh into both guests and be able to ssh to/from guest1 and guest2. I'm really stuck. I've tried NAT settings, bridged ...
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How to recover a server stuck with a bad IP address ? (NSLU2)

I have a NSLU2 (debian server) that was configured for an old network, with a static IP address on Ethernet. Now I've moved, and the server boots using the old IP address, so I can't access it when I ...
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How can I keep the same IP address for one machine in my network?

I have several machines at my home and most of them are wireless. My desktop and my network drive are plugged in to my router directly. I would like those two items to always have the same ip how can ...
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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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Mask a class D IP address

Last time I asked about masking class D ip addresses. I found that we cannot mask class D IP addresses. But, now I have another question about masking D class IP addresses: If I want to recieve a ...