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

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WiFi IP filtering?

Is it possible for a WiFi host to filter WiFi service by a computer's local IP, similar to how it's possible to filter WiFi clients by MAC Address?
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Make “ping localhost” resolve to “127.0.0.1” instead of “::1” without the -4 option

Context We're wanting to use RawCap to inspect HTTP requests to localhost. RawCap though cannot capture IPv6. We've considered doing a massive find-replace of "localhost" with "127.0.0.1" in our ...
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Setting apex custom domain for github pages

I purchased a domain and want to associate it with a github.io url. I'm having difficulties configuring my DNS for the custom domain to point to the Github domain. In the github documentation it ...
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A bridge builds up its routing table by inspecting incoming packets?

Which of the following is NOT true with respect to a transparent bridge and a router? Both bridge and router selectively forward data packets A bridge uses IP addresses while a router uses MAC ...
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How many IPv4 addresses are used for dynamic assignment through ISPs?

From the IPv4 addresses, we have the private addresses (10.x, 172.x, 192.x), localhost addresses (127.x), self-assigned (169.x) multicast and broadcast addresses. From the remaining, I guess a lot of ...
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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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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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How do I manually add IP to my routing?

I need to add an IP to my routing. I'm connected to a lab with Openvpn. My routing looks like this now; Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use ...
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Why can't IP addresses start with 0 or 255?

It was specified somewhere (presumably in an RFC) that Class A addresses range from 1-126 in the first octet, and that class E addresses range from 240-254, but that leaves out two potential networks ...
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how to map my valid ip address to my server?

I have a valid IP address set on my router. I want to map the IP address to my server running windows server 2008 r2 enterprise, But I don't know how to do it! Can any body please help me with this? ...
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Why is Windows' default IP address 169.xx.xx.xx?

My Windows system got an 169.xx.xx.xx IP address the other day, and I fixed the issue, but why did Microsoft chose this address as the default? Why not 1.xx.xx.xx or 255.xx.xx.xx? Did one guy at ...
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I have one NIC with two conflicting IPs. Fix?

I searched for my problem, and although there are similar questions none guided me in the correct direction. Sorry if it looks like a duplicate question. I have a LAN behind my ISP modem, routed by a ...
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AD DNS Server resolves old IP adress after being moved to new IP range

I'm currently experiencing an issue with a DNS server (on Windows 2008), which was moved to a new IP range. The IP address was changed, but somehow the server address keeps popping up as the old IP ...
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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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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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Is there a way to disable the DHCP client in Raspbian Linux on a Rasperry Pi?

I have a Linux server (Rasperry Pi using Raspbian as OS) that should be using only static IP. However I noticed that it also has got IP from DHCP server (The IP given out by DHCP is 192.168.111.2). ...
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Can someone please explain ifconfig output in Mac OS X?

When I do ifconfig on my Mac, I get a list of the following interfaces: lo0 gif0 stf0 en0 fw0 en1 vmnet8 vmnet1 I wonder what each interface is. Also, which of these is the IP interface ? I don't ...
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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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How to share files to devices connected between router 1 & router 2

Hardware: Huawei HG8247 (router 1) - router & modem combo. Linksys EA6900 (router 2) - router with 4TB hard drive attached. Goal: Share hard drive files to a laptop connected to router 1 via ...
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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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Detect Raspberry Pi on eth0 and connect to it

Actually it is simple: I have connected a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian OS to the ethernet port of my notebook running Kali Linux (based on Debian). Now I want to ssh into the Pi, but I do not know the ...
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Strange behaviour when sorting IP addresses. (sort -nu)

I just tried to |sort -nu (numeric & unique) a list of ~30 or so IP addresses and noticed that in addition to culling duplicate lines, it's treating similar lines (i.e. addresses with the same ...
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What's the difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0?

I understand that 127.0.0.1 points to localhost, and so does 0.0.0.0 (correct me if I'm wrong). So, what's the difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0?
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How can I specify IP and ports for a hostname in the Windows hosts file?

I want to specify host names with two different ports in the Windows hosts file. Is there a way to do it? Or is it not allowed by Windows itself? I have been wasting my time searching for the ...
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Is there universal way to check mac&ip for multiple printers?

As in title, is there any good way to check mac and ip addresses on multiple printers without connecting to all the printers. Running Windows 7 on my workstation.
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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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Confusion in IP address configuration! Traceroute/pathping

When I query for my public IP address it obviously shows an IP address from Public cass typically 1.22.112.x. I have a Dlink router which is configured to DHCP and I am guessing my router also gets ...
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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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How to use Apple Domain IP as Proxy

My ISP let me to browse at high speed (20 Mbps) under www.apple.com domain, even though I've reached my maximum quota. This because I subscribed to Apple Music, this is include services like Apps ...
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Does PirateBrowser hide my IP address?

Does PirateBrowser hide my IP address? It uses Tor so the IP should be changed, but when I looked on What is my IP, I saw the same address as before. Is there anybody who can explain it to me?
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Mapping one IP address to another in the 'hosts' file

The hosts file (%SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts) lets you make google.com point to, for example, 127.0.0.1 on your local machine, but what if I wanted to make, say, 192.168.1.5 point to 127.0....
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CAPTCHA modal pop up when browsing on Google telling me there is suspicious activity coming from my IP

I was browsing on the internet yesterday when suddenly a CAPTCHA modal pop up appears saying "we have noticed suspicious activity coming from your IP address" asking me to prove that I am not a robot. ...
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IPv6 ranges and Behrouz Forouzan Data Communications and Network book

I have been teaching from 2007 edition (4th ed) of the book "Data Communications and Network" (McGraw Hill, Behrouz Forouzan) for a few semesters and I did not notice that the tables on IPv6 ranges ...
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Is there anything special about ip adressses 0.0.0.0 and 1.1.1.1

Someone asked me that IP Adress 0.0.0.0 is assigned to whom and used for what purpose.I didn't know the answer.It will be very helpful if someone helps me with this.Also about IP Adress 1.1.1.1.
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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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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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Hand out different public address from one router

Recently, we got a WiFi router. We got that working. But there is a problem. Our university provides every individual with user login IDs and passwords. We can't access any website which is not on our ...
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How to get the real IP address of someone using a proxy?

I was researching digital goods and security when I stumbled upon this company. One of the services they provide is "Real IP". They claim to be able to get the real IP address of users even when ...
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How do I spoof the IP that my computer sends a server without using something like a VPN or proxy?

I want to spoof (not actually change) the public IP that my computer sends to servers. I don't care what it gets changed to as long as it changes, even by one digit. I don't want to have to use a VPN ...
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Want to know the local IP address assigned to me by my ISP

I use a TP-Link router (3420) to connect to my ISP. My local IP address is 192.168.0.22. The ISP uses DHCP and the router shows the range of it 10.19.xxx.xxx. Sites like whatismyip.com show the ...
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Alternative to 127.0.0.1 in hosts file

I have a bunch of websites blocked at the system level in my Windows 7 by using the etc/hosts file. So far, I've done it the usual way, by giving 127.0.0.1 as the website's IP address. However, I'd ...
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IP Address while using a VPN

In my website, i am using IP2Location service for finding visitor's country. But in some cases, even if the user visiting from India, the country returned is USA. I guess these users are using VPN ...
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Detect whether ISP gave me public IP address

How do you detect if your ISP actually gave you a public ip address(static or dynamic)? I mean they must have given me a public ip but how do I know if they did not secretly made me to share it with ...
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What are the valid public ip address ranges

There are a number of lists on the web that define all valid public ip addresses ranges but they don't seem to be very accurate. The most common list Ive found is show below. This list however doesn'...
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What is the standard hierarchy of local intranet ip addressing?

I have assigned an ip address of 192.168.1.2 for my local server computer. From this server I want to host a simple application using wamp server upto five or more computers. For default gateway I ...
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Home IP Address Management?

Are there any better, free solutions to managing static IPs at home than a spreadsheet?
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Can't connect Printer (MP980) wirelessly(or with ethernet) to computers

I have an N1 Vision, it gives devices an IP in the 192.168.2.x range and I've just connected my printer to the network using ethernet and on the printer's screen (the printer is canon MP980) it says ...
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Static IP's and moving networks, assigning through web interface or windows settings

If I were to assign a static IP to a laptop on one network through the windows interface to 192.168.1.10 (on Ethernet - for example), and then take this laptop home, will the IP address stay on this ...
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Unidentified Network:Unable to connect

I'm unable to connect to the internet with my modem.Network Connections displays 'Unidentified Network'. Last time I had a connection was yesterday before 10am.The problem started when it displayed '...
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pulling a second unknown IP address

We currently have several devices on our network. In the last couple of days, a few of those devices are obtaining IP address in another IP range from an unknown source. Today I left for about an ...