When I ping my own machine I get an IPv6 address:
Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms
I used to get the IPv4 address (eg. 192.168.1.5) from the router.
Why has it changed?
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This could be due to caching or the DNS. On a Windows Server 2008 issue on Server Fault they suggest:
If they are resolving to IPv6 they might be cached or have ipv6 addresses registered in DNS.
You can also add a -4 to the ping:
ping example.com -4