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

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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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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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How can I get the IP address of a remote Unix/Linux machine whose name I know?

I have a Unix/Linux machine aster-star-98 in our company but it's on a different network. How can I get the IP address of that machine? If I could enter the complete address of the machine and ping ...
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How to find out ip address of router

How can I find out what IP my router on my local area network is using?
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Can no longer reach DHCP server

I've read some of the other DHCP questions here, but my problem is a little different. I have a home laptop that has been working fine for ages. I brought my work laptop home at the weekend to finish ...
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One google IP address is failing. Is there a way to force a switch to different one?

The Google IP address 74.125.53.100 is failing. I know no one would believe this so I did an online ping: As this image shows one of the IP addresses for Google is failing. However there are ...
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Can packet have Source IP 17.0.0.0 and destination IP 66.0.0.0

I have made an packet capture application running on intel machine, it is capturing packets with src address- 17.0.0.0 destination ip- 66.0.0.0, source port- 0, destination port- 0, and protocol- 0 ...
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Local vs Internet IP addresses

So I have two IP addresses - one is on my network settings and is 192.168.0.X. Another one - I checked this address online - is 108.X.X.X. What's the difference between these two IP addresses? Does it ...
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How should I reserve IP addresses for my home LAN?

My Netgear router supports MAC-based IP reservation, and I'm setting up my very first home LAN where I want multiple Ubuntu servers to be given dedicated IP addresses. This is a consumer-grade router, ...
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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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WiFi Access Identification

Is it possible for anyone to detect your IP address or particular location in a given area when you are accessing the Internet using their WiFi?
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How to find ip address of my Asus RT-AC86U in Access Point mode?

I'm using an Asus wireless router model RT-AC68U and can connect fine to the internet using it wirelessly. I configured the router to be an Access Point, but having done so, I can no longer locate ...
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Identify a private IP address

How can I get more info about an IP address, I get from nmap in Linux? nmap -sP 192.168.0-255.0-255 Starting Nmap 6.00 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-10-30 15:06 EET Nmap scan report for 192.168.1.1 ...
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What is Windows command to convert machine name to ip address and vice versa?

I need to know the ip address of another machine in a lan network. What is the Windows command for getting ip address from machine name and vice versa?
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Why is this IP address “non-standard”?

When I visit a website with an IP address directly, I get this warning. "Warning! It appears that you are about to access a website that has non-standard web address format. Such sites may contain ...
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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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Devolo dLan 200 AVPlus not assigning an IP address

We have a set of three devolo dLan 200 AVPlus (I'll abbreviate to dd2p) set up as follows in our house: modem -> dd2p_1 --> dd2p_2 -> Router 1 --> PC1 | ...
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Cisco IP communicator unreliable for incoming calls - IP address conflict?

My workplace uses Cisco IP communicator as a softphone for employees. I have found it to be quite unreliable for receiving incoming calls. When my wife calls me, she intermittently gets forwarded ...
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Setup router with 1-1 NAT

How do you setup a router, or if possible the Linksys WAG160Nv2 router to 1-1 NAT. I am asking this as i will like to give one of my LAN computers a Static "External" IP (which i've got from my ISP) ...
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What is the purpose of the network id?

I know that for addresses like e.g. 192.168.17.5 with 255.255.255.0 subnet mask, address 192.168.17.0 is the network id and 192.168.17.255 is the broadcast address and that valid hosts are from ...
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Accessing my web server from the outside world

I have successfully installed "LAMP" and can get to my web server by typing 10.0.2.15. How can I make it so that when I type in my domain name it brings up my web server?
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How to specify a different ip address in virtual box guest os

I am using Windows 7 as the host. And xp as guest. I've already check out this site: http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=17232 But the info is not complete. What do I need to set ...
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Assigning same MAC Address to access points [on hold]

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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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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arp command returning weird info for Apple routers

When I use arp -a command, my two Apple routers (Extreme and Express) return weird results, unlike my other results. The IP address isn't a LAN IP address like the other results and the MAC address ...
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Print/list/check address blocks, matching a CIDR network prefix, from command line?

I am not much of a network person, but I understand that (IPv4) addresses can be written in a format like 127.0.0.1/16. I tried reading through Wikipedia's IPv4 subnetting reference, Subnetwork and ...
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How would I go about hiding my country for HTTP browsing?

There's a filesharing site I used to use a lot which started blocking US IP addresses. I'm wondering what the best way is of continuing to download from there. I've explored a number of options. ...
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Error when trying to access Shared files from iMac via smb

I used to access all my Windows XP shared files on my Mac using Finder --> Window --> Connect to server. Now all of a sudden, an error crops up when I try to connect. I get this error: There was a ...
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Multiple devices with same IP address

Is it possible that one computer talks to several devices with the same IP address. I would like to realize this with the following setup: one GNU/Linux box with several virtual interfaces, each is ...
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Is it possible to access the modem/router setup page without forcing IP address settings?

Well, is it? I have a DSL connection on DHCP and I have this setup: Desktop PC -> Linksys WRT54G -> ISP provided ADSL2+ modem I've always had to manually input their respective default gateway ...
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Mac OS X 10.5.8 gets wrong IP address from wireless router (apparently)

I'm having the same problem I see posted by skerit. When I'm at home, my Macbook Pro (2008, OS 10.5.8) connects to my router fine. When at my girlfriend's it's suddenly stopped connecting. I get a ...
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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 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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Strange LAN failure: what possible cause?

My home machine is intermittently failing to send data (via ethernet) on my LAN. There is a 4 port wireless router, with 3 other devices that are working fine. I've tested two of them with ethernet ...
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Should I use the same IP address and hostname in each OS for dual boot machines?

On my home network I have both a desktop PC and laptop that dual-boot windows/linux. I assign static addresses to all my computers (I have other single OS ones as well). I want to know whether it's ...
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How does tumblr point to your domain?

Lets assume I have a tumblr account: http://sheehan.tumblr.com Tumblr allows it so that it can point to www.sheehan.com if I enter an A-Record. How does Tumblr scale this to millions of users? How ...
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IP Address Changing

How can I go to the same website but use a different IP address every time? Does TOR do this? I want to access a site but not have it know that the same IP is hitting it everytime. TOR or ...
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Is the WAN IP of an ADSL modem likely to remain the same if it is not rebooted?

Is the WAN IP of an ADSL modem likely to remain the same if it is not rebooted? Is an ISP likely to change the WAN IP while the modem is in session?
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ADSL Modem/Router sometimes hands out incorrect IP addresses

My setup is as follows:- Main ADSL modem / router (switch) configured as DHCP server with address range 192.168.0.25-60 The office machines are configured with fixed IP ( not in the same address pool ...
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Map IP address to localhost (locally) under Windows 7

So basically I want to map the IP address 1.2.3.4 to localhost. So that when I browse to: 1.2.3.4/somepage.html It will fetch: 127.0.0.1/somepage.html Does anyone know how I could go about doing ...
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VMWare Fusion / DHCP with multiple static IPs

I have MacBook Pro and VMWare Fusion installed on it. I set a static IP for my virtual machine DHCP network by adding host pc1 { hardware ethernet 00:0C:29:4A:C5:A2; fixed-address 172.16.166.131; } ...
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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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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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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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Why can't I change the subnet IP address in the Virtual Network Editor in VMware Workstation?

In the Virtual Network Editor in VMware Workstation (version 9.0.0 build-812388), I want to change the subnet IP address or one of my host-only virtual networks from 192.168.203.0 to 192.168.124.0 ...
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How to share share internet connection to Hyper-V guest in Windows 8?

I have a Windows 8 machine with Hyper-V and I want to configure an internet connection on my guest system. The requirement is that the guest must have exactly the same IP and MAC addresses as the ...
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Comcast gateway parental setting block CIDR IP Range

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I am having trouble adding CIDR IP ranges e.g. 206.111.0.0/16 to my Comcast Gateway. I went to Manage Sites and it says: Please Input a valid ...
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Route summarization: How to get the route summary patently. (VLSM, CIDR)

i'm looking for a smart and short way to calculate summary routes. (CIDR, route summarization) I'm common with the subject matter of summarization, supernets, VLSM, CIDR etc. but I don't always ...
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IP address wireless versus default gateway

I'm thoroughly confused by something. I have a Windows XP computer at work that logs into a workgroup, not a domain. It has a static IP, subnet mask, and default gateway all configured under Internet ...
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Trying to reconcile global ip address and Vhosts

I have been using my local machine as a web server for a while, and I have several websites set up locally on my machine, all with similar Vhost files like the one seen here ...