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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BGInfo show only active IPv4 Address

We are using BGInfo to show, among other things, the active IP addresses. We created a new field with the WMI query SELECT IPAddress FROM Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration WHERE IPEnabled=True. The ...
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Nslookup works but ping fails

I've recently ran into this weird problem where the domain names fail to resolve from DNS. When I try to ping google.com, I get ping request could not find host google.com, but nslookup returns the ...
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How to force Java to use IPv4 instead IPv6?

My Java browser plug-in is no longer working. When I open a page that has a Java element, Java cannot connect to the server. After investigation, I found that Java was trying to use IPv6, while my ...
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Dynamic DNS for both IPv4 and IPv6 (using freedns.afraid.org or others)

I want to set up dynamic DNS on my Fritz!Box 7490, so that it is reachable both on IPv4 and IPv6. Note that I want to reach the Fritz!Box itself, and not a computer behind it. The scenario is that I ...
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What is the difference between 127.0.0.1 and my assigned IPv4 address?

I read here that: 127.0.0.1 is the IP (IPv4) address of your local computer, synonymous with localhost. When I run the command ipconfig what I actually see is some other IP address. So I’ve ...
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Disabling IPv6 DNS resolution on client only to a specific domain

I have a Windows 8.1 machine, from which I want to connect to my company's extranet. However, I can't connect to it from my domain-joined laptop when it's at home, though I can from a work, or a ...
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Why do I get “General Failure” when pinging host name on a Win 7 node on the network?

This is a very peculiar problem with a station on our network. The client pc is running Windows 7 Pro. What makes this problem interesting is that this client is the only node on the network that ...
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How can I make localhost resolve to 127.0.0.1 instead of ::1?

When I ping localhost the address resolves to the ipv6 loopback of ::1 My MySQL and Apache installations expects the ipv4 address of 127.0.0.1 How can I configure my WindowsXP to resolve localhost ...
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Unable to ping broadcast address

Host address: 192.168.0.13 Network: 192.168.0.0 255.255.255.0 Router: Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway (user manual) My home network uses the 192.168.0.0 /24 network for my (mostly wireless) ...
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IPv6 Tunnel via Own Linux (IPv6-connected) Server

Unfortunately, there's a lot of IPv6 tunnel brokers, and their documentation often clutters the search results for how to setup your own IPv6 tunnel. I have a Linux server with IPv6 connectivity. I ...
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How do I find the IPv4 address of a computer on my Macintosh Wi-Fi network?

Is there any way to find the IPv4 address of a certain computer on my Macintosh Wi-Fi network? I know the computer name and such, so how can I use this to pinpoint which IP is theirs?
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Make socat listen on both IPv4 and IPv6 stacks

Switched providers the other day, they only assign DSlite-connections. I'm fine, I thought. Thing is - I want to access some of my stuff from outside of my network, which should be of much less a ...
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How can I figure out what IPv6 to use if I want to set a static IP for my computer?

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 on my desktop. I changed my connection settings to hardcode my internal IP address as 192.168.0.99 (IPv4). Windows Server 2012 warned me that I should also set ...
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Using DNS to forward to a specific local address and port?

Im running a server on a local address, a raspberry pi at x.x.x.111:64738. I own a domain, mydomain.nu. I want to create a subdomain (the hosting provides a cPanel interface) and forward it to my ...
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Throttled download speeds on new router with Comcast (ipv6 vs ipv4)

Issue with Comcast cable on Linksys or Cisco routers (and others) involving throttled download speed on ipv4. I recently upgraded my internet service to 100+ Mbs and also upgraded my router to ...
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How to extend ipv4 addresses to 64 bit? [closed]

I know that ipv4 addresses are 32 bits. But is it possible to extend the ipv4 addresses to 64 bit from 32 bit?
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Timeout on Specific IP Address

I'm thomas and I have a weird Problem with my Network/Internet Connection: It's one specific IP(85.10.200.167) I'm unable to connect to. The IP is public in the Internet and works well for many ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

I have heard that using ipv6 in combination with a PPTP vpn can expose your true ip address, so I have been using a PPTP VPN with ipv4 for the past few months. I am considering switching to an openVPN ...
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How Duplicate address is detected in lan for ipv4 networks

If i have two pc's connected to a switch , and i statically configure the same ip address on both the pc's, then how the pc's come to know that there is a address conflict (duplicate address) on the ...
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Optimal setting for advanced parameters for Realtek PCI-e GBE family network card

superusers. I am trying to get the best possible setting for my Realtek PCI-e GBE family controller network card so that when it will be literally minimal or zero lag when playing online game. ...
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No internet when cable is connected directly to pc

I have a router with static settings in it, my computer is connected to that router, I want to remove that router and connect my PC directly to the internet, I went to the ipv4 settings in network and ...
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IPv4 interface number

I came across a question in Self Test Software for MS Exam 70-642 Which command adds route to destination server, with IP address 10.51.0.0 and subnet mask of 255.255.0.0. Next hop should be ...
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How do client applications know to use IPv4 or IPv6?

How do servers/computers/users/applications know to request a resource over the Internet with an IPv6 address vs. and IPv4 address?
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Default Gateway address for multiple VPN users/clients

We need some help with a VPN setup for a school project. What we want to do: We would like to have approx. 10 different VPN uses that can connect to our Windows Server 2012 R2 which is setup as a ...
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Are IPv4 and IPv6 incompatible? [closed]

Are IPv4 and IPv6 incompatible? Can they be perceived as 2 different internet layer protocols? If yes, what are the significant differences which make them incompatible?
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Windows 7 Home Premium cannot connect to internet via wireless or ethernet connections

I have an HP laptop and I cannot connect to the internet even though it says "Internet Access". When I try I get "Cannot access page", then the browser closes and searches for a solution that results ...
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Different servers on the same port ipv4 / ipv6

Say I have two TCP servers A and B. A is an ipv4-only server listening on 127.0.0.1:10000. B is an ipv6-only server listening on ::1:10000. Can I start these on the same machine? That is, how are IP ...
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static IP outside of subnet range

I have two questions, but let me explain the situation first. They are about the (static) IP address of a printer attached to the network. We had this networking setup, using a normal consumer router ...
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IPV4 Lan 2 IPs remove 169.254.* from nic

When I ipconfig: Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 172.30.2.194 Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0 IPv4 ...
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Why doesn’t Windows Vista get an address from the DHCP server?

My Windows Vista PC does not get an IPv4 address from the DHCP server; viewing the network properties shows something (likely the DHCP request) being sent, but no packets being received. Manually ...
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Disable autoconfiguration of new network interface on Linux desktop

I am running Ubuntu Linux (desktop) and whenever I insert an external network card to my computer, it automatically creates a new interface (that is okay) but also instantly giving the interface an IP ...
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Definition of 'send_redirect' in Linux IPv4 context

I've encountered these two lines in a script: echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward/ echo "0" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/eth0/send_redirects The first line switches on ip forwarding, which ...
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CentOS 7 can't get IPv4 address from DHCP server

I have classroom full of computer running CentOS 7 and only one computer can't get IPv4 address from DHCP server during boot, because NIC is not yet up, when dhcp client tries to get IPv4 address from ...
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Why does “ipconfig”not work in my windows 8 elevated command prompt? [duplicate]

Im needing to find my ipv4 address to make a server because my old one was on windows 7 then i upgraded to windows 8, which i now regret because i cant find my computers ipv4 address when i type ...
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ISP Causes for huge packet loss to gateway

I have an office router with a static IP address (i.e. 208.55.14.1/30), connected to the ISP gateway (i.e. 208.55.14.2) via ethernet. The setup has worked perfectly for other a month, today i started ...
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Comcast Speed test slower performance on the IPv4 test than on the IPv6 Test

I have two computers. On one I get the same performance result for both IPv4 and IPv6. On the other I get slower (about 50%) on IPv4 than on IPv6. Why? Is there a config to change it?
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4in6 tunneling (via OpenVPN?)

I have a local network with internet access. But unfortunately IPv4 internet connection speed is limited to 1mbps, which is realy sad. Fortunately I have a native IPv6, and there is no connection ...
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IPv4 and IPv6 from different browsers on same computer

On my laptop, in Chrome, when I Google "What is my IP?", I get an IPv6 returned as my public IP address. On the same laptop, in Firefox, I Google the same thing, and get an IPv4 returned as my public ...
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Install Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) on Windows 7

I can not explain what has happened, just suddenly I lost my internet connection. On local area connection properties IPv4 is not installed, my ISP says that they only support IPv4. Then I must had it ...
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windows 7 has ipv6 connectivity but not v4

My wife's windows 7 laptop had network connection problem out of the blue yesterday. It can access google sites like youtube, but nothing else. When I troubleshoot, I found that it has IPV6 ...
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Cant ping to computer but reverse ping can

So Computer 1 can ping to computer 2 but reverse it can't Setup : router A (192.168.0.xxx) 255.255.255.0 > Router B (192.168.1.xxx) 255.255.255.0 So computer1 on Router B can ping to computer2 on ...
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Limit on hops in IPv4 and IPv6

I was reading IPv4, and in it it specifies time to live, aka TTL or "max hops" in IPv6 since this is what it really represents. My concern is that this value is 8 bits, thus has a max value of 255, ...
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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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No DNS requests in Windows 7, nslookup works, ping and tracert can't resolve

I was trying to bring my old desktop computer back from the dead and faced a problem I couldn't deal with. The main issue is what I've written in the title - nslookup works, ping and tracert give a ...
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Two IPv4 adapters in same PC on same network valid?

Is it valid to have two network adapters on the same PC have the same network portion in their IPv4 address? If not why is my DHCP server doing so and how should I setup my DHCP server to have it ...
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Dilemma about how my wireless devices obtain IP address

Currently in my network there are 7 wireless outdoor equipment and 1 switch . This switch act as backbone switch for my network as internet supply from ISP is connected to this switch. Through this ...
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Default Gateway IPv6 but IP set on IPv4

I have a client who has a network setup. I have a couple of devices which work on the network using socket communication which I want integrated onto their network. There is a PC which is to be made ...
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What does a network packet consists of?

I know basic networking but I am not very good at it. Now I am calculating how many packets will be lost if I use UDP over IPv4. I can assume that the protocol overhead for data sent via UDP over IPv4 ...
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Why doesn't my DNS change propagate within the TTL?

Why isn't my DNS propagating correctly? It has a TTL of 3600 seconds, 1 hour, yet it is still resolving to an old IP. It's been at least 10 hours! http://www.onlinedig.com/go-dig/ C:\>nslookup ...
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Ways to differentiate between home and office private network

Let us consider there are two networks 1) home network and 2) office network. I have an application which will get the system IP and MAC Address of the installed machine while launching the ...