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Questions tagged [ip-address]

An IP address is a unique network-level identifier assigned to a network-enabled device.

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How does a home router acquire its IP address ? [on hold]

When you first turn on your home router, how does it acquire a public IP address ? Is it a statically assigned IP address given to you by your ISP provider ? Or does the router act as a DHCP client in ...
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Routing Network through OpenVPN: Network Lost

I am trying to route my traffic through OpenVPN server so that all traffic can go through the server and I access the internet through it. Here is my route table, looks like I lost my access to the ...
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How does IP address spoofing work when there is a router with public IP involved?

It says on Wikipedia that egress filtering 'verifies that the source IP address in all outbound packets is within the range of allocated internal address blocks' and on IP spoofing it says 'Ideally ...
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setup proxy for chromium browser using terminal in rpi

I using rpi3 in college which has proxy. I have configured the proxy using steps which mentioned, but i could able to access internet through chromium browser. Steps: Navigate to the following ...
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Is it possible to see my external IP address without making an outbound web request?

If your connection is NAT'ed, is it possible to see your external IP address without making an outbound web request? Any OS (Windows, Linux, etc.) is fine.
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Need to change my local network to a different subnet

I am needing to change my home network subnet to something different. I VPN into my works network but the IP I have is the same as my works network 192.168.1.*. I really don't know how to go about ...
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Undo routing table addition

I followed the instructions in this question to add an entry to my routing table to solve my collision problem while on a public Wi-Fi network. This is what I ran: ip route add 10.52.0.14/32 dev tun0 ...
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Reserving IP Range in Home Routers

I would like to ask how can I reserve an IP Range on a home router? For example, I have a Cisco RV215W, and I would like the IP Range 192.168.1.100 - 192.168.1.115 to NOT be distributed by the router, ...
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Change IP Address for all Network Interface

netsh interface ip set address name="Local Area Connection" static 192.168.0.1 255.255.255.0 I am aware of this command for changing Network Configuration for a particular Network Interface. But In ...
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In a symlink pointing to '127.0.1.1:+xxxxx', what is the plus character for?

On my Linux filesystem, a symlink points to 127.0.1.1:+xxxxx. Why the plus sign? Could there also be a minus? Why not just 127.0.1.1:xxxxx?
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Weird ip addresses in ssh login history

The following piece of record is among the list from 'last' command: root pts/0 60-249-115-**.hi Thu Aug 2 00:24 - 02:39 (02:14) where ' ** ' stands for two numbers ( I don't know if there ...
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Reserved IP address taken by another device

How is it that on a local area network with a router that allows IP address reservations (exempting the special situation that a static address is assigned to the different device) that a completely ...
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ffmpeg choose outbound IP (eth0 or eth1)

I have 2 IP addresses on my server. $curl --interface eth0 ifconfig.co 111.111.111.111 $curl --interface eth0:0 ifconfig.co 222.222.222.222 So via curl I can switch via interfaces so ...
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How does unRAID enable http://tower?

You can see in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9prjO3Qq1s at 10:55 that Linus enters http://tower into the browser, and the webGUI loads. How does unRAID do that? Does one have to set it ...
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Can't obtain IP with Realtek 8821ae on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm having problems connecting to WiFi. I can see networks, but not connect. Facts I can see different networks available, but can not connect Ubuntu 18.04 (Kernel 4.18) dual boot with windows 10 ...
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IP conflict on macOS High Sierra: find log with hardware address of conflicting device

I am on a university network with a computer running macOS High Siera that has its IP address assigned via DHCP. On a regular basis (1 or 2 times a week), I lose all network connectivity for several ...
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Why does one have to enter subnet mask instead of simply number of 1-bits in the mask?

As I understand, subnet mask must be contiguous. So e.g. you can't have a mask of 255.1.0.0. The networks are often denoted as e.g. 192.168.5.0/24, which automatically contains all the information to ...
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Getting IP address of all device in local network , windows 7

There are multiple posts of this in many forums including this one, some of them involve using a third party app, and some involves using arp-scan or arpping tool in linux. I am trying to get an idea ...
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Converting Multi-subnet SOHO to IPv6

I am migrating my multi-subnet ipv4 home network to ipv6. Unfortunately, I am with an Internet provider who supplies only one non-but-mostly-static GUA/64 address. With or without Internet, I want ...
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dhclient with '-s <server-ip>' flag

I want to understand under which circumstance this command is valid. As i can see, using this command the discover packets have unicast destination ip same as that of the provided server ip while the ...
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Subnet Configuration for OpenVPN network

I have a network made up of many wireless access points all connected over OpenVPN to a central (distinct) server. Each access point assigns DHCP addresses in its own /24 subnet. I am unsure of the ...
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Plug and play for networks with and without DHCP server

I have a device that can be used in two different scenarios. One is that it is hooked up to an ordinary Ethernet LAN company network. This network has a DHCP server and the device is expected to be a ...
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Does it matter which static IP address I choose for my devices?

I am setting a static IP address for my desktop PC and reserving that address on the router so that it only assigns that address to my PC. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to choosing certain IP ...
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Why are my DHCP leases not working?

I am trying to make DHCP assign an IP address to the "PCNEW" node, but it is not working. Can anyone explain why?
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Autoconfigure link-local IPv6 address on GRE tunnel in Linux

I don't see how to get Linux to automatically configure a link-local IPv6 address for a GRE tunnel endpoint, even though it seems to have that ability since 2011. Here is the transcript. The 10.10.10....
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Wrong IP from hostname

I have two Windows PCs connected to a network (Physical). Desktop - 192.168.0.100 Notebook - 192.168.0.101 Both have VM VirtualBox installed, so both have the VirtualBox Host-Only Network. Desktop -...
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Do 'dumb' (non-smart, non-managed) switches have an IP address?

Do 'dumb' switches, i.e., non-smart, non-managed network switches have an IP address? I'm scanning various ranges and not seeing them show up. I know by their definition they won't have a web ...
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Ping expands IP to 4 blocks [duplicate]

When mistyping an IP address I noticed the following behavior of the ping command: It seems to fill incomplete IP addresses by inserting zeroes. Is there any reasoning for the strange locations in ...
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A weird IP with ping: different from nsLookup IP: different from actual IP

On another PC Can Google remote desktop into AcerDragon. But when accessing it via network, it cannot be found. C:\>ping acerdragon Pinging acerdragon.home **[192.168.1.9]** with 32 bytes of data:...
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IP address remains unchanged when switching from one WiFi network to another

I sometimes have to switch between two WiFi networks on my Windows 7 machine, A (192.168.1.*) and B (192.168.3.*). Both networks use DHCP and my network properties are set to use a DHCP address ("...
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Azure VM IP and its geolocation

I shutdown my Azure VM everyday in the evening, when it comes online the following morning it gets a new public IP (which is fine for me). However the IP location if I do WHOIS lookup sometime shows ...
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how can i have a static ip address for my laptop which uses my mobile's hotspot for internet?

I have been using mobile hotspot for internet on my laptop but now I am about to start a work which requires me to work with only one IP address that is a static IP address,basically, it is online ...
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How can AP work without having IP address assigned?

I have an an ASUS EA-AC87 AP which I cannot re-configure since I cannot find it in the network. Network structure: [EA-AC87(AP)] <-UTP-> [RT-AC68U(DHCP, WAN)] <-UTP-> [Fiber Optic Transceiver]...
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What is the difference and relationship between a process id and a port number?

Process is a program in execution. E.g. Firefox. I don't understand the relationship and the differences between the terms "process" and "ports". When I run netstat -no -p -TCP on cmd I can see ...
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How do I get cells in Excel that contain IP addresses to sort properly?

I am currently working with a large list of IP addresses (thousands of them). However, when I sort the column containing the IP addresses, they don't sort in a way that is intuitive or easy to follow....
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Primary router routes everything through secondary router

I have two routers, that I want to represent two subnets. They are configured in this way: Primary router (from ISP): LAN: 192.168.0.1 / 24 DHCP: 192.168.0.10-100 SSID: 'router1' Secondary router: ...
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MAC address of all unresponsive IPs in my network are the same as the gateway mac address

I have problems assigning a new address to one of my servers, every time I want to add a new address it says that the address is already in use. So what I'm doing now is to use the arp tool to see ...
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How to assign a domain name to a device on a local network?

I have a product that allows users to control the operation of an equipment over a wifi network. In this local network there is a webserver (apache), which I would like to access via a custom domain ...
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Roommates have several IP addresses on LAN : how and how to stay at one?

We have a not so bad connection at home, but we have some huge lag spikes. We have a terrible upload rate (around 0,95MBps at peak performance) and as soon as there's too many people on the network, ...
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My PC won't assign an IP address to any device connected to it

I WAS successfully using my PC (Windows 8.1) as a Wi-Fi hotspot (using basic Command Prompt commands). I had been connecting my consoles and my phone to this hotspot. In the last few days; no device ...
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How to access 192.x address space from 10.x address space?

I have a child router with 192.x.x.x address space. On any machine here I can access the 10.x.x.x address space. The reverse is not true. A machine on 10.0.x.x cannot ping 192.168.x.x. How do I ...
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Find device name by IP address in fritzbox

In the Fritzbox Fritz OS 06.83 I can see all devices with names in the category "Heimnetzübersicht". When I click for more details, I can also see the IP address. But I have an IP address and would ...
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Best way to setup SSH to permanent IP for a dynamic IP on home internet?

I have a special computer at home which I'd like to be able to just SSH to without any worries about a change in my IP address. Of course I'm in an area with only Comcast, and I don't want to deal ...
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Roommate has 6+ IP adresses and clogs the network

I hope this is the correct place to ask this question. One of my roommates' computer is shown on the router having 6+ IPv4 adresses. Yesterday evening it went up to 9. It seems he gets them one by ...
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Why aren't public IP addresses always displayed with their subnet mask?

I've been told that a public ip address without its corresponding subnet mask is meaningless, because one couldn't know how to split the network id from the host id, which makes total sense to me. ...
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how can I prevent a redirect to localhost - ubuntu 17.04

I am in the process of setting up a Ubuntu Server (17.04) with Webmin and Wordpress. The ip address to the server is 192.168.0.2. Browsing to the address http://192.168.0.2/ will evoke a redirect to ...
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Weird IP address coming from ping command

Usually, when I ping a website, I will see the IP address of the domain. However, recently, I notice that my ping command, instead of showing the IP address of the website, is showing something that ...
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Whitelisting OpenWRT servers on my gateway

I am looking to whitelist the OpenWRT IP's on my gateway for when software updates occur. Does anyone know of any resources for the IP range they use for software updates?
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Using second router to avoid sky sr102 controlling DHCP

I have have Sky internet and am having problems with the Sky SR102 router handing out IP addresses as we have A LOT of devices in the house, and even though the DHCP IP range (5 - 254), the sky router ...
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How do you get multiple desktops that is connected through a router then to a laptop, to access the laptop's internet connection

I have multiple Desktops connected to a router (via cable) connected to a laptop that has a wireless internet connection, Desktops -> Router -> laptop -> wirelessly connected to main router/modern I ...