The IP (internet protocol) is a protocol for transmitting data over packets ("datagrams"). It is the primary protocol of the Internet. "IP" may also refer to an IP address, the numerical address assigned to an IP-capable device.

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Blocking Incoming IP With Win 7 Firewall

This question was asked before, but the answer is not working for me and the rules of this forum say do not respond to answers, so I am asking again. I went through the following process on the Win 7 ...
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Trying to figure out NAT between modem and router

I just bought a new DSL modem and I'm trying to set it up optimally for my small home network. There are a few computers and smartphones which access the router which handles ethernet and Wi-Fi, then ...
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Trying to understand IP packet flow

So I'm having trouble understanding how packets travel from one machine to another. Below I've put in an example of Computer 1 trying to connect to Computer 2. Computer 1 IP: 192.168.1.11 Subnet: ...
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Managed USB Switch [closed]

We have 4 computers controlled by an KVM-over-IP switch, so we can remotely control the keyboard and the mouse and can see the screens. Now, we need to connect an usb flash device to that computers - ...
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What is the reason for Windows IP address conflict?

I get this message once in a while when using the Internet from a PC with Windows 7: Windows has detected an IP address conflict. Image of the error: Thanks for any pointers.
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connect to (“remotely”) local IP if router has VPN to remote server

I am confused by how this works. It took me two days, but now I see some connection from my DD-WRT router (as PPTP client) to a remote VPN server, e.g. issuing the command route on the router: ...
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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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How to find IP Address without asking the user to check it or remote connecting into the user's computer?

How do you find the IP address of a user's computer (without asking the user to check it or remote connecting into the user's computer)?
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How to get a list of domains blocked by my ISP/MikroTik router?

As imposed by my government, my ISP blocks some sites, like Facebook and YouTube. The ISP's MikroTik device redirects the blocked websites to a local IP address (192.168.222.66), which says that the ...
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how to check if ddwrt vpn client reaches remote subnet?

I spent many hours trying to setup a VPN connection from my router to a VPN server where I have an account. After upgrading to a newer build, I finally see some entries after issuing ip route on the ...
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Subnetting/Network splitting

I have general Networking and Subnetting Knowledge, but I am unsure on how to go abouteven beginning to answer these question [spleitting the network then answering the questions below]. If anyone can ...
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Should my server ever need to directly communicate with the NAT gateway?

What I mean by ``directly communicate'' Does it ever need to receive packets with the gateway's IP address as the source IP address, or send packets with the gateway's IP address as the destination ...
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How to setup routing on a Windows 7 machine

I have a machine with 2 network interfaces. The network itself looks like this | access point | wi-fi | my machine | | 2-nd machine | | 192.168.1.1 | ...
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Windows 7 setup routing between 2 networks

Situation: | access point | wi-fi | my machine | | 2-nd machine | | 192.168.1.1 | --------- | 192.168.1.37 | Ethernet | | Internet ---- ...
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Need a way to use 2 networks to access the server in parallel sharing data traffic

I have a server connected to Internet via two networks - A microwave link and an ADSL Link. The server has been assigned static IP address in both network. Both both the networks are not reliable and ...
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Can't externally ping my server

I set up an a Ubuntu Server with LAMP and am trying to access it externally. What I did: I set up an account at no-ip.com following this article I gave the server a local static ip of ...
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How to set some static and some dynamic IPs for different computers on 1 router/modem?

So I currently have 3 rasberry pi's stacked up connected to my network. My router has a built in modem (Actiontech V1000H) which has 4 LAN ports and 2 WAN ports? Not very sure, I dont know the ...
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what happens to my IP my inner VPN uses if my outer VPN channel breaks down?

I want to use a VPN tunnel within a VPN tunnel. So I establish a connection first, and then another one, which will already by routed via the first. The first is the outer one, the second the inner ...
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NAT in local IPv4 to extern IPv6

I have a cable router with an outgoing IPv6 address. In my lan I have IPv4 addresses. I want to access to my local server from internet. I am not familiar with IPv6, is there something like NAT? ...
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Peer-to-Peer communication in NLB cluster

I'm a system administrator at a library in Holland. Our personnel uses thin clients which are making a remote desktop session to our session servers. We have two session servers (Windows 2008 R2) ...
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add multiple static ip addresses to a server with systemd-networkd

We have a server with multiple IP adresses. Lately we migrated to systemd and we still need mutliple IPs on that server. With systemd-networkd we have some trouble finding a configuration example. so ...
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How can my server announce its presence to everyone in the network [closed]

The situation is as follows. I want to have an application running on a server. All of the desktops in the company has to connect to it. But I do not want the IP address of the server to be hard coded ...
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For my own DNS server, “dig … @ip-address” works, but “dig … @domainname” does not

I've recently begun virtualizing servers - one of which is a DNS server running BIND 9 on Debian 7. My DHCP server correctly issues it as the primary DNS for the network, but I get the following ...
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DNS server won't work! [Bind9 running on Debian 7; virtualized through Proxmox 3.1] [duplicate]

First I'd like to thank everyone in advance for helping me - communities like this are exactly what amatuers like myself need when faced with perplexing issues. I've recently begun virtualizing ...
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Unable to access website via hostname, but able to access via IP

this is probably a newbie question, but I won't learn if I don't ask :) I have a ubuntu webserver that hosts my website, and I have a no-ip account that provides the hostname. I was able to access ...
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Giving a switch an IP Address so I can telnet into it

Right, so I've just reloaded my switch resetting the to complete default configuration. It's a Cisco Catalyst 3560. What I am trying to achieve is this: Giving the switch an IP Address, then telnet to ...
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What does “ww35” or “ww20” mean in a URL or domain, like in ww35.mydomain.com? [duplicate]

What does "ww35" or "ww20" mean in a URL or domain like, in ww35.mydomain.com? What is they used for? Why when I visit some page using these, receive a message "This IP has been banned". Which IP ...
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Why can I access my server from my local network but I cannot access it remotely

I am currently having a weird issue with ubuntu 12.04 where I can access a my server locally but not externally my router has been set up correctly. I have 2 servers I am running at my house one is a ...
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Age of Empires II via TCP/IP Internet connection

I have made a lot of research about that, but still no luck. I'm behind a router so I got the specific ports forwaded. Once I create the game on AoF it shows my private IP, when I use GameRanger the ...
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By what route do packets travel if I use an external IP address for my home server?

Question If I connect to my home server via the domain name (i.e. via the external IP address), where do the packets travel? Do they travel to the home router, to my ISP router, and then back? ...
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Send files between two systems over LAN

I am able to send the files from one to another system connected on same router in a LAN. Now, I connected one more router to the first router to increase the range of wireless connectivity. When I ...
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grep to display all IPs in a text file (linux)

I'm writing a script to look for a ping from a certian foreign IP, but I am having some trouble understanding how to format my "grep" command.. Inside my text file is the output from "netstat anp" ...
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Do the last 5 digits from an IP Change?

I was wondering if you have a dynamic IP, or a Static IP and you change your ip by unplugging modem, will your last 5 digits from IP be the same or would they change? Also are you the only one with ...
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Is there a script to change ip address to bypass filtering?

Is there a script to change ip address to bypass internet filtering? as I know programs like freegate change the ip address to bypass internet firewalls.I want to write a script to do it by myself. ...
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Problems with internet connection with bridged connection

I am having a problem with my network, at the moment it is setup like this: Wireless Router - Laptop connected to Wifi - Pc connected to laptop via ethernet and bridged connection between WiFi and ...
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Connection closed by [SERVER_IP]

I'm not a guru of ssh but somehow I cannot connect to server with IP and username: ssh -p [PORT] [USERNAME]@[SERVER_IP] Response is always: Connection closed by [SERVER_IP] The problem is on the ...
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I changed the IP address on my router and now can't access the web interface

I changed the IP address on my bt home hub 5 router from 192.168.1.254 to 192.168.0.254 because I was trying to connect to an IP camera - big mistake. Now I can connect to the router but there is no ...
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How do I use no-ip in broaband connection from service provider?

My computer is connected to a broadband line and I have no access to the admin page. The providers use same ip for all its users, and internal ip is dynamic. So I cannot use the admin page to ...
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Unable to change my ip address

I can't change my ip address. When I right click local area connection -> properties, the properties for Internet Protocol Version 4 is greyed out. could anyone help me fix this? thanks a lot. Or ...
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IP filtering on a router

I enabled IP filtering on my Siemens ADSL SL2-141 router, and added a single rule blocking Google's homepage address 212.179.180.117: But, it seems to have no effect: I can still access this IP ...
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Reply from *VPN IP Address*: Destination host unreachable. Request timed out

I have a device attached to my Netgear router (recording device with an HDD). The IP is the first in the below image: I have a VPN IP set up for it. The getter command for it returns VPN IP ...
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how can i forward requests to my own IP address to a local IP address in my network (possibly using named)?

My setup I have a linux server running in my basement. I currently have my router looking to that server for DNS lookup, so I can use named to spoof a bunch of domain names to point to my local ...
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Very strange behavior when I try to connect using SSH. Why it works only if I copy and paste the IP address?

I am experiencing a very strange behavior. The situation is the following one: I connect to my RaspBerry Pi from my Ubuntu Linux 12.04 using SSH So I do the following operation: I go into my router ...
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Unable to connect to IP-camera

I have a Sinocam IP-camera which was connected to a Huawei b593 4g router, until a supposed computer engineer fiddled with the cameras settings and rendered it unusable. The camera ships with a static ...
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Regestry edited but still no IPForwarding

A simplified view of the current setup: Host A1: 192.168.1.2 Host A2: 192.168.2.2 Host B: 192.168.1.1, 192.168.2.1, 192.168.10.1 Device C: 192.168.10.2 a bit more detailed: Host B, A1 and A2 ...
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Force netsh/arp binding multicast IP addres with specific MAC address

I would like to setup an binding from an IP address to a MAC address using netsh. Goal is to bond an IP address which is a multicast address (224.224.x.y) to a given MAC address (which is NOT the ...
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Accessing subpage of website by IP

I'm writing a php application that uses CURL to scrape data off websites. But the time it takes to load a website with curl is very, very slow. A lot slower than the time it takes to load it in Chrome ...
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when describing an IPv6 subnet, what does the /n notation mean, where n = 64, 128, etc.?

I have seen IPv6 subnets described as /64 or /128, particularly by hosting companies. Does a /64 subnet mean there are 64 ipv6 addresses? Or 64bits worth of ipv6 addresses?
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Randomize my public IP

For some reasons, I want my computer/Local Area Network to have a different IP each time when I visit Google, or any other website. How can I do that without Restarting the router? Use different VPN ...
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How many hosts can an IPv4 /22 network handle at most?

This came up in a test question and I would like to know the real answer as the possible choices confuse me. How many hosts can a network handle at the most, based on the following address: ...