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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Does NAT provide security?

I'm following discussions about the IPv4->IPv6 transition, and IPv6 doesn't seem to like NAT at all. I've always thought that NAT was helpful in v4 for some security, I know it doesn't really hide ...
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can not access dlink 604 set up interface

I used dlink´╝Źdi604 enthernet board as router to share web access. My ISP provides the service base on Ethernet rathern than base on Ethernet pppoe mode. It is manually setup ipv4, subnet mask , ...
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How can I permanently save my chosen DNS settings for my wireless network adapter on Windows 7?

I use a custom DNS but I find myself needing to reconfigure it every time I connect, is there a way to save it permanently?
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Wireless Internet is “Unidentified”?

My laptop wireless refuses to connect with my wireless adapter. It says signals all good and ip address is cool, but my ipv4 ad ipv6 connectivity is "no netwok access". What do i do with that?
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Does IPv4 and IPv6 talk to each other?

If a country switches entirely to IPv6, does this changes anything for the other countries? (question inspired by this news article)
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How often is IPsec used in IPV4 networks?

If I disable it on my computer will I lose anything?
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How to get started with TCP/IP v6?

Now and then there is "news" about that the IP numbers will run out in X years, and we must change to TCP/IP v6... And even though this crisis never really happens it has waken a question, how do ...
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Change permission to /proc/net/ip_conntrack on Ubuntu server 9.10

I have a script that needs to extract certain information form the /proc/net/ip_conntrack file once in a while. I do not wish to run this script as the root user. Default permissions for the file ...
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IPv4 to IPv6 wireless LAN router

Does anyone know where I can find a home wireless router that does IPv4 to IPv6 address translation?
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IPv4 forward on windows?

Is there anything that can forward/redirect all incoming traffic to another ip. Basically I'm looking the windows equivalent of ip forwarding in linux. echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_foward
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What happens when all IP addresses run out?

I recently read an article in which they wrote that that there will be a time when there will be no more IP addresses available. Is that right? Do I need to register a website now just in case?
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Is it possible to use IPv6 in LAN with router only supporting IPv4?

My router (Belkin N1 Vision) seem to only support IPv4. The problem is that i'm trying to get Windows 7 Homegroup going and it requires IPv6. I'm trying to connect home computer which is connected to ...
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Possible to Use IPv4 and IPv6 at the same time?

Can IPv6 and IPv4 work simultaneously?
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How can I setup an IPv6 network in this way?

I have a network mapped like this : To experiment with IPv6 connectivity, I want to configure my LAN network using IPv6. Can someone explain how to convert the connection between the Desktop and ...
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Is there any benefit to using IPv6 on my home network?

I know that IPv6 is the future because there is only 4 billion IPv4 address, but on a home network, you are not going to have 4 billion users. So are there any other benefits that would make IPv6 on a ...
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How common is fancy IP math accepted by tools?

If we specify an IPv4 address we all usually do the pattern of 1.2.3.4 Now essentially this is only 'a' way of writing a 32 bit number in a more human readable form. The IP address 1.2.3.4 can also ...