Refers to the 4th revision of the Internet Protocol, where addresses are usually displayed in the form: 192.0.2.235

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How do I disable CGN (LSN) so I can host a server?

I have figured out that inbound packets do not reach my home network due to an apparent existence of CGN. This fully inhibits my ability to host a server. I have set up everything correctly; port ...
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Would getting a new Comcast modem change the WAN IP?

Recently I've been getting ddosed because someone sent me a link which logged my IP. I've called Comcast and asked if they could change my ipv4 address and they only told me to do ipconfig /release ...
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What does (Preferred), (Tentative) and (Duplicate) mean against an IPv4 Address with ipconfig

I have been tinkering with subnets and have noticed the above as annotations to the IPv4 line of ipconfig. IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.241(Tentative) IPv4 Address. . . . . . ...
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Test environment post carrier-grade NAT by ISP

Today I replaced my old router with a new faster router in my home. However, this event appears to have migrated me to carrier-grade NAT'ing by my ISP. I tried with my old router but the same holds ...
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Why is my IPv6 Address showing instead of my IPv4?

I am wanting to host a server, and I would like people to join through my IPv4 Address, but when I use ipconfig in the Command Prompt, I only get my IPv4 Address, and when I google "What is my IP" I ...
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BInd9 not woking with ipv4 by default

I have an Debian running Bind9 with many logs like error (network unreachable) resolving so set -4 in /etc/default/bind9 but not forced to work with ipv4 look the /etc/default/bind9 # run ...
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Why do I have an IPv4 and IPv6 address at the same time?

I was tampering with my LAN and noticed that some servers see my external network address as an IPv6 while others as an IPv4. Why?
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I can access my website using my IPv4 address but not my IPv6 address. Why?

I exposed my personal web server to the outside world by opening port 80 for incoming on my firewalls and doing the proper port forwarding. Then I went to whatismyipaddress.com to get my outside IP ...
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why does ipv6 coexist with ipv4 slow the load?

My laptop have two network adapter:one is wired lan, while the other is wireless lan. Now I connect ipv6 using wired lan and ipv4 using wireless. The web page seems to get something wrong. It load ...
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Is ping's handling of incomplete IPv4 addresses standard? [duplicate]

I accidentally hit return too early when attempting to ping a device, so instead of ping 10.111.12.4 I typed C:\Users\roadierich>ping 10.111 Pinging 10.0.0.111 with 32 bytes of data: Request ...
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IP address rules for each octet

This Wikipedia article on IPv4 addresses states the valid range for each octet is 0-255. However, when I enter a number that is deliberately out-of-range on my Windows 7 PC, the valid range is ...
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Practical (not theoretical) Subnetting 192.168.0.0/25

The Situation I have a Netgear WGR614v7 router (wireless disabled). Hosts in both subnets should have internet access but should not be able to ping hosts across the subnets. I want to split my ...
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10.0.0.1 is non-routable IP v4 address but it is routable over the Internet

Strange but this is happening to me I have checked on multiple machines but on the same network. IP v4 address - 10.0.0.1 is routable! see attached screenshot and suggest why this is happening. since ...
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VPN Connection: Draytek Vigor 2820 Cannot Initiate IPSEC Tunnel

I have been asked to setup a site-to-site IPSEC VPN Tunnel from a Vigor 2820 (at the client's premises) to a Cisco ASA 5505 (hosted at Rackspace). I have input all of the details that Rackspace had ...
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How does AWS convert an IPv6 address to an IPv4 address when whitelisting “My IP” address

I recently had to whitelist my IP address in an AWS security group using the "My IP" option. It worked perfectly and displayed an IPv4 address, but when I looked up my IP address with Google I got an ...
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Can we use IPv6 addresses only?

I am trying to do a project about IPv6. My first query is, can we completely disable our IPv4 address and use only our IPv6 address? My second query is, how can an IPv6-only host communicate with an ...
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no internet connection windows server 2012 setting up remote desktop connection

I'd like to setup my Windows 2012 Server so I can Remote Desktop Connection from my client (Windows 10) with the static IP that I'm going to give to the server. (So not through a site). After having ...
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Ping: General Failure

I am facing a weird issue on my laptop that only Internet Explorer can access internet no other application, not even chrome, iTunes. When I try to ping any website I get an error. When I ...
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TTL in ping reply set to 128

I'm using the ping command to ping google.com, and can't understand why am I getting TTL of 128 in the response. ping www.google.com PING www.google.com (172.217.19.196) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 ...
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What other protocols can run over the Link Layer besides IP protocol?

I am reading about ARP here and it says "Each protocol is assigned a number used in this field. IPv4 is 2048 (0x0800 in Hexa)." What are other alternatives to IPv4 and IPv6 as protocols to be run ...
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Translating IPv6 packets to IPv4 packets to reach a game server

I am behind a DS-Lite system and therefore have no native IPv4 address. But out of curiosity, I want to find out, if it is possible to set up a game server behind that. More precise, a counter-strike ...
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Listen to localhost messages

Suppose a TCP/IP client application has connected to a certain port on a server. Both client and server are operating on localhost. Is it possible for another application (also on localhost) to ...
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Would NAT be eliminated transformed in ipv6?

NAT is a wonderful concept used in ipv4. It is the major reason for the existence on internet, in my concerns. There are no networks in the world that doesn't work without employing NAT. All I seek ...
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multiple static IP address

I am trying to setup 2 external static IP address through a Arris Modem/router bridged to 2 router so I could split pc network and server network. How would I go about setting it up properly/ if it is ...
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Unable to connect to one particular FTP server

I am unable to connect to a particular FTP server at Fasthosts over my usual ISP connection, using any of Filezilla, Notepad++ or WinSCP FTP clients on either my PC or my laptop. However, I CAN ...
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PPTP VPN issue, multiple platforms

Using PPTP VPN for multiple clients, I've seen an interesting issue on Mac OSX El Capitan, and Windows 7 and 8. For clients connecting from home using a subnet that is identical to the internal subnet ...
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How to connect two locally linked computers to WIFI using IPv4 addressing?

I want to connect my laptop and another computer (which is RaspberryPi 2, but that's not very important) using a crossover cable. Then I would like to SSH from my laptop to another computer. Finally, ...
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My IPv4 Address automatically changes

I have Windows 8.1, For some reasons I need forward ports for my computer. (you may know that computer's IPv4 Address is necessary for it). But my computer's IPv4 address automatically changes after ...
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GNU/Linux ping: Disable timestamps

I'm using ping utility, iputils-sss20101006. The -s 100 option causes the ICMPv4 packet to have an 8-byte timestamp and 92 bytes of random data. Therefore all Echo and Echo Reply packets include an 8-...
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Blocked by Group Policy: trying to install TCP/IPv4 (Windows 10)

So I uninstalled Winsock and Winsock2 registry keys and now cannot connect to the internet. I am using the following walkthrough to try and reinstall Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) but every ...
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IP Datagram Fragmentation total length and payload calculations

I do not understand how to fragment a IP datagram. Let's say the original datagram has a total size of 302 (20bytes header and 282 bytes payload). My datagram needs to be fragmented since it goes ...
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IPv4 or IPv6 for local DNS server?

I am a bit inexperiencied with networks. I have set up and dns server in a virtual machine on Debian 8 using dnsmasq. To test if it was working, I gave it only one record: www.facebook.com with ...
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IPv4 connectivity to IPv6-only host

I have a IPv6-only host (let's name it S) in my home network which is accessible from outside by its IPv6 address. Since my ISP doesn't provide any IPv4 connectivity, it cannot be accessible from IPv4 ...
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IPv4 changes by itself

My IPv4 address randomly changes by itself but I can't figure out why ? It changes from 192.168.0.10 to 192.168.0.13 and vice versa. That happens doesn't happen often but very randomly... Does ...
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How do I set a static IP address in Windows?

If I do not have access to the router / DHCP server to create a static reservation (i.e. asking the router / DHCP server to set aside a specific IP address when a certain MAC address requests it), how ...
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long delay during ssh login

When I connect to my Debian server via ssh, the ssh client tries to establish a IPv6 connection. This fails after a long timeout (~30sec), then falls back to IPv4, which then succeeds, and I'm ...
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Any way to create OpenSSL certificate request that would be valid for two IP addresses?

I have a private app running as a webserver on a machine on an isolated wifi router using 192.168.1.*/255.255.255.0, with no DNS capability & no upstream Internet; basically, only local wireless. ...
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Why does the “Internet of Things” enforce the need for IPv6 addresses?

If you have multiple devices in one network, the amount of IPv4 addresses will not increase linearly to accomodate the number of devices. There is just one IPv4 address per Network/Router that is ...
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PC sends repeated ARP requests to Default Gateway

CONTEXT: My machine, for whatever reason, is flooding the network with ARP requests. A downstream switch sees this as malicious and cuts my connection. I've narrowed it down to one of the dozen or ...
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Can a domain name have both IP addresses (IPv6 and IPv4)?

Can a domain name (example.com) have both the IP addresses, IPv6 and IPv4? Which IP address does a domain name have? IPv6 or IPv4? But I am not sure that it has both or any one at a time.
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Network Interface starts without IPV4

When I boot some RHEL 6.5 server, the NIC shows an IPV6 address but no IPV4 on ifconfig However, if I ifdown + ifup it, it gets its IPV4 address (via DHCP). For clarity, is is enabled on boot via ...
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Assign static IPv4 to specific MAC address

I am trying to assign same IPv4 to few devices every time they connect to wi-fi AP. I use Zyxel NWA3560-N. I think that there should be option to set static IP on every device and block assigning ...
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Shortcut to change IPv4 properties

I am looking for simple ways to change IPv4 properties of one of my networks and actually I can't find anything promising, just something about netsh. But I think there should be way to create a .bat ...
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I'm trying to open query.yahooapis.com but curl is trying to use IPV6 even if I only have IPV4 enabled

When I try to call query.yahooapis.com with curl it's trying to use the ipv6 address but IPV6 is disabled on my computer $ curl -v 'http://query.yahooapis.com/' * Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache *...
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Accessing an IPv6 server with an IPv4 address?

I have a server (Mac OS X 10.11) machine at home which exposes various services via web interfaces. I would like to access these from outside my own network. My ISP does not provide IPv4 addresses and ...
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How can my personal ISP connection return two public IP addresses?

I want to play a game (Wildstar) but each time I login, it gives me an “invalid login token” error. After looking into the issue, I found that it was caused by, according to Wildstar: WHAT DOES IT ...
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Access IPv6 home server remotely (also from IPv4 networks)

I have an ISP that uses IPv6 and I want to set up a home server running windows server 2012 essentials and access it remotely using the remote web access feature. is this feature capable of IPv6? and ...
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Access IPv6 server via IPv4 tunnel?

I am an installer for an ISP here in Alberta Canada. They recently launched LTE but are doing double NAT on IPv4 so accessing a server from the outside world isn't possible via IPv4. They do however ...
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Just upgraded to HughesNet Gen4. Have IPv6 access but not IPv4 access on my wired network.

We just upgraded to HughesNet Gen 4. Now our wired network only works partially. We can access wireless (which runs through our wired switch). The Wired network says IPv4: No Internet Access. IPv6: ...
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windows 7 prefer ipv4 over ipv6

I have ATT Uverse for my internet. A few months ago we had problems and they installed a new router. All of a sudden google and facebook are using ipv6 and are getting horrible performance, they ...