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

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How to find out a unknow PC Server's IP without Monitor

I have a PC Server Running, But without Monitor. the OS is Windows Server 2003. I can connect my laptop to its network interface, but how can I find out its IP?
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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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How do I change my system's IP address?

I need to test my application when there is a change in the IP address. What should I do to change my machines IP address? Note: The IP address for my machine is obtained automatically. It's not a ...
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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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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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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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How can I hide, spoof or mask an IP address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Several friends said they have done it with a proxy address. Is there a quick/easy way of doing it without having to ...
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How to change a static IP to a dynamic or at least change it?

I have a static IP address and I want to change it or convert it into a dynamic IP address. How would I do this? I'm using a Linksys router and running Mac OS X. Thanks! FW_Alex
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Proxy to IP in US [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Some online game in US restrict ...
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IP address alias assigned by DHCP

I would like to create several aliases to eth0, but have the addresses assigned by DHCP instead of being set to static IP's. Is this even possible? All the examples I've seen assign a static IP using ...
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How can I find previous IP addresses my ISP assigned me?

I know my current IP address, but would like to see the one I had before that, and the one before that one, etc. to eliminate my IP addresses from web logs for at least the last 6 months. So, is it ...
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Change ip address

I am using ubuntu 10.04 ultimate edition 2.6 and I want to change my IP address (I didn't know how to check whether it's static or dynamic) these are the following entries I found in ...
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what is IP address? what is IP address space, what is private IP address space?

private network is a network that uses private IP address space(What is it?).These addresses are commonly used for home, office, and enterprise local area networks (LANs),
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What is the router feature called that announces your IP address to DynDNS or similar?

I can't remember what it was called but there was a way for your router to announce to an online service what its IP address was, so that you only had to remember a name assigned to you by the online ...
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Is it possible that IPv4 format IP address is really on a (ipv6 format) DNSv6 server?

Is it possible that an IPv4 format IP address is based on a (IPv6 format) DNSv6 server? How would I determine this?
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Problem with dhcp in Debian

I try to have a static ip adress on an host. I execute the following commands : $ ip address eth0 10.4.1.15 netmask 255.255.255.0 $ route add default gw 10.4.1.5 But later my IP address changes ...
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user friendly name for ip address on home network

How can I set up some sort of local DNS service, so that instead of using ipaddresses to do things like VNC and remote desktop a more URL like thing can be used. All the devices on a network have a ...
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Do you know the address of some server with ftp access? [closed]

I need to test something using ftp. Is there some public server allowing ftp access to its files? What is a good way to search for such servers?
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neighbours PC on my Wifi

Well i can't put a password on my wifi, because everytime I do that the connection drops every 5 minutes or so on all wired and wireless PCs. I'm not happy about it but I keep a check of all the ...
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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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FTP - Connection refused - Ubuntu ::: Get message Connection refused when trying to connect to other computer in network

I Get message Connection refused when trying to connect to other computer in network. My System Ubuntu: computer1 ip: 10.0.0.1 computer2 ip: 10.0.0.2 computer1 shell: $ ftp ftp> open 10.0.0.2 ...
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Whats the meaning of 10.0.0.1/24 address of my computer (ip addr - command)?

Whats the meaning of 10.0.0.1/24 address of my computer (ip addr - command)? 1/24 and not 0/8 10.0.0 range and not 192.168.10
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I'm Looking For A Good Resource For Learning DNS, IP, and Network Addressing

Any recommendations on books, websites, or other resources for learning Internet Protocol, the ins and outs of DNS and how Networking and IP Addressing works? I have a fundamental knowledge of this ...
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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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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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Does a dialup connection usually give you an IP address?

I am trying to test remote connections to my LAN. If I use a dialup connection will I get an IP address I can use for this purpose?
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Getting the local IP address in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I am trying to get my locally assigned IP address from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with ifconfig and what I'm getting is my external IP address (in other words, it's the same IP I see on whatismyip.com) When ...
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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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Getting IP Address of Access Point

recently I turned my Router to a wireless access point for my home network. Unfortunately, I forgot to note down the AP's IP Address and Subnet. How do I reliably get the IP of my AP? Thank's in ...
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Why does ping'ing another inet machine from MacBook get netgate's IP address?

I have three machines in my home network connected by a wireless router. One is a server installed with Linux at 192.168.1.1. Another is a ThinkPad with MS Windows XP at 192.168.1.2. The last one is a ...
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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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how do I find the ip address of a host on a Windows network?

There is a machine on our network called owner-pc. I want to learn its ip address. I'm not sure which computer it is, and I don't want to trundle to each station to figure it out. When I ping it from ...
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How does Windows Remote Desktop Connection know which computer to connect to?

How does Windows Remote Desktop connection work? An IP address is used to connect to the computer but....how can that IP be accessed from anywhere? If, for example, the IP address is 192.168.1.55, ...
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Why we can change our IP address?

I came across some websites that offer to change our IP addresses. One says we can surf the net anonymously, including changing our IP address and location. Most of the software packages are not free, ...
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How do I get the IP Address of my router?

How can I find the address of my router in my network?
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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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LinkSys router suddenly cannot get an IP address

I have a linksys router WRT54G2 connected to a cable broadband. Just last week, everything was working perfectly - I would be able to connect my laptop to the internet using WiFi. However, starting ...
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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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How does a NAT server forward ping ICMP echo reply packets to users?

NAT uses an IP address port number combination to hash the outgoing requests. Since ping requests consist of ICMP echo request packets, they do not have any associated port number. How does a NAT ...
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In linux, how can I get my IP address - ifconfig and ip addr show are not working

This should be simple, but the machines we ssh into don't seem to have the regular commands. Are there any other simple ways I can use to get my IP?
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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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IP Address vs MAC addresses

why do we need ip addresses if mac address is enough to identify the machine???
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IP address spoofing using Source Routing

With IP options we can specify the route we want an IP packet to take while connecting to a server. If we know that a particular server provides some extra functionality based on the IP address can we ...
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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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Is there a screensaver that displays the IP address in quite large font? (Win XP) [closed]

Preferably one that doesn't make blasé animations a mandatory option.
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Find if IP Address is in use

I'm trying to find if an IP address is in use. I don't want to rely on ping, as most of our hosts have ICMP echo and reply turned off. I'm looking for something that mimics window's "IP Address ...
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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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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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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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Cannot access router outside of network [closed]

My router's ip cannot be accessed using my phone. It just says server not found.