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

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split ISP to two separate home routers

My router handles 50 items. I have 72 and counting. I thought I could split my 10Gb signal to two routers. Then use one for smart devices tv, phone, pc, tablets and one for dumb devices; light ...
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How to ensure cloned hard-drive is not traceable to original

I need help understanding what identifying information on a cloned hard drive needs to be changed in order to remove any trace back to the original hard drive. I would think the IP address and MAC ...
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DNS ends with ::1

This is probably a very basic and silly question but why does my DNS server end with ::1. I don’t even know if redirect or repurpose is the right word but is someone else directing my internet? I’ve ...
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Unable to configure Zyxel VMG1312-B30B router as switch on 192.-like network

I have an old unused Zyxel VMG1312-B30B router and I am trying to use it as switch in home network to extend it to the attic. Since it has 4 RJ45 ports, I want to use 1 port as incoming from main home ...
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Unrecognized IP address showing when hostname -I entered into terminal

This has been the case since I tried installing some now uninstalled software on my Linux laptop to connect to an IP camera network (Hikvision cameras and DVR recording device via a docker image). How ...
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Shrew Configuration to Allow all traffic over the VPN connection

I want to route all the traffic through my VPN connection, i have already tried with the Policies section without success, https://www.whatismyip.com/ is still detecting my ip as i were not connected ...
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Does adding a second IP as /32 with static routing cause any unintended issues?

I have a /28 network and I’d like to add a single IP (/32 network). On my Debian machine this looks like: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.0.2.212/28 gateway 192.0.2.209 iface eth0 ...
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Windows server not assigned with ip address before login

I am having this weird problem where a physical hp server cannot be seen on my network after an unplanned shutdown/restart, I have to log in manually, and only after that, I can be ready to use ...
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Two ULA addresses on one interface

I have a raspberry connected to an OpenWrt IPv4/IPv6 router. As you can see below, on the eth1 interface I get two ULA addresses: fd00::1f0/128 and fd00::27d5:6387:c8e5:3b1a/64 On the router, the fd00:...
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What sort of IP address is this 2601:646:200:bbf:1da4:d869:d0d4:d3ed and should I be concerned that it tried to log into one of my financial accounts? [closed]

I was notified this this IP address tried to log into one of my financial accounts. What is this type of address and should I be concerned? Any information on this address would be helpful. 2601:646:...
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Is there any way to query a router about the IPs it has already assigned?

I have a WiFi device which connects to my Android phone's hotspot. My Android phone acts as a router. From my Ubuntu I connect to the same network. Is there any way to query the router (in this case, ...
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What is the purpose of 192.168.1.0?

AFAIK an IP address ending with x.x.x.0 doesn't point to a specific host, but to the whole subnet. However it's not clear to me what happens if I send a packet to e.g. 192.168.1.0: could you please ...
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I'm not able to access my db via IP on one network but I can access it on a different network

I'm trying to access my db at 2##.##.##.### I'm not able to access it when I'm on my home network but I can access it via my office's network. When i use a VPN, I can access the db though. Can someone ...
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Would 0.1.0.1/16 be a valid public ip address?

I have a question regarding the validity of the IP address 0.1.0.1/16. After consulting the reserved IP list provided by IANA, I noticed that only the ranges 0.0.0.0/8 and 0.0.0.0/32 are listed as ...
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WireGuard: Connected to peer but no internet access

When I activate my local WireGuard client, I am unable to access the internet from my browser. However, I am successfully connecting to my WireGuard peer. I am using MacOs 12.6. Here is my local ...
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What does this format of a IP Address mean? [duplicate]

Suppose we have a IP Address of a subnetwork of this form:"192.168.1.0/22.".What does the "/" mean in between of 0 and 22?I have never seen a IP Address in such a format.Does it ...
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How does a router know an IP address's network prefix when it comes to CIDR?

Let's say I start a new company and lease a block of IP address 222.123.123.0/25 from Internet registry, so one of those IP address 222.123.123.4 is my main web server. A customer from a different ...
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pfsense firewall with 2 networks each with their own APs. One network wifi works fine, the other does not. Hardline for both work fine

Apologies if this sort of question has been answered before. Saw lots of great stuff on SU, but not my scenario. Setup I have a pfSense firewall running 2 DHCP servers, each assigned to a different ...
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How do I prove I am the only owner of an ip address so that no one else can associate it with other domain names?

Let's say I am assigned with Class C IP addresses block by APNIC. How do I prove I am the only owner of those ip addresses when setting up domain name in DNS? Let's say I use one of those ip addresses ...
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Link preview in Telegram client expose IP address?

When you receive a link in telegram messenger there is a small preview of what you see when opening the link. Will this preview expose the clients IP address already or is that preview generated in ...
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What is my Wireless Router IP Address When it's as a Bridge

I have a (TP-Link WR940N) Wireless Router in my Home. My PC IP add is 192.168.10.222 and in my PC Default Gateway is 192.168.10.1 When I want to open my TP-Link Admin Panel by Default gateway (192.168....
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Router IP address change

I wanted to use my old router as access point to extend range of my wifi in my house. My old routers model name is D-Link DSL-2877 AL and I access this router using 192.168.1.1 address initially. As I ...
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Incorrect port forwarding with ZTE H368N

I'm trying to forward my local server running on XAMPP on port 80 to be available on my IPv4 address. I created a new entry, with these details: but when I enter my IPv4 address I only see this page ...
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Do you have to join the broadcast group for IPv6 multicast?

When a client joins a network, is the client included in the ff02::1 IPv6 multicast group, which "broadcasts" to all nodes on the segment. OR, do I have to subscribe to the group using ...
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My laptop has been stolen. Is there any way to trace my laptop if I know someone is using the same Wi-Fi I use?

I lost my laptop yesterday. I’m living in hostel in which around 5,000 members are living and we all use the same Wi-Fi provided by the hostel. I don’t know the MAC address of my laptop. I tried to ...
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Find Ip address of secondary router

So, in my college, each room has 1 LAN port. Since the rooms themselves house 2 people, me and my roommate bought a router (MI 4a gigabit). Every router in my college needs to be configured by the ...
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Determine LAN and WAN IP address

Is there a simple way to determine the LAN and WAN IP address of a connected device? I frequently need to check the local and external IP addresses of devices, especially mobile devices, but I tend to ...
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Windows Firewall Inbound Rule adding scope failure

I have a Microsoft Azure web app with outbound IP addresses: I added these to my Windows Firewall inbound rule: But adding these IP addresses causes everything to fail. Has anyone seen this behavior?...
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IP address 169.254.xxx.xxx if connection of a device via switch

All: my notebook is connected via WIFI with my router and has a valid IP-address 192.168.178.xxx. A switch (TP-LINK TL-SG1016) is connected to the ethernet port of my notebook and another device is ...
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How does DNS work when it comes to addresses after slash?

Watching the DNS and SNI of my network adapter in Wireshark, all I see is domain names and sub-domain names, but nothing after the slash, like no mention of example.com/page or twitter.com/mypage So, ...
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How to have Masscan save just the IPs?

I would like Masscan save just the found IP addresses to a .txt file. How to do that?
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Please can you tell me what a fde2: ip address at someone else’s house [closed]

What is fde2: on an IP address?
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IPv6 fe80:: (link-local) addresses not being assigned to newly created network interfaces in Linux

When I try to add a bridge, it become in UP state without a fe80:: IPv6 address: $ ip link add br0 type bridge $ ip link set br0 up $ ip address show br0 40: br0: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP&...
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Keep getting generic ip on dynamic server

So I've connected to my university's ethernet to get fast internet speeds rather than wifi. They use dynamic IP assignment but I keep getting assigned a generic IP address, and thus no connection. It ...
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Can I get back an IP previously assigned by my ISP?

I use an Azure SQL server for work (I'm a web developer). Its firewall uses an IP whitelist. I was in the middle of earning extra brownie points over the weekend when my ISP suddenly decided to change ...
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Why Dhcp renewed ip address for some machines and not for the others

so this is the situation i'm trying to understand: The environnent is the following: a running personal laptop with dhcp on; a set of 4 VMS running in the same network @ range pfsense to manage dhcp ...
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How do I redirect all the IP addresses going to 185.38.31.85 to 185.38.31.82 on my Windows machine?

I tried modifying the /etc/hosts file with the following entry but it doesn't work. I am on Windows 10. I would like to redirect the ones below to go to 82 185.38.31.83 185.38.31.82 ...84 185....
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The IP address returned by whatismyipaddress.com belongs to whom?

I am using Wi-Fi on a home network and I just checked the public IP address through whatismyipaddress.com. Is it the IP address of my router? If not, to whom does it belong? Could somebody explain the ...
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List the IP addresses that my PC is connected to - in a readable format

I'm trying to search the IP addresses that my PC is connected to, but I don't recognize these & search shows nothing. I'm looking into all my connections, so I ran netstat -a and I don't recognize ...
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Network address setup in VirtualBox when moving between a work environment with a “192.168.x.x” range and home where I use a “192.168.1.x” range?

At work we use RedHat Enterprise Linux 8. At work, the network is set to use 192.168.x.x addresses. And so our VirtualBox VM images are set to use this range of addresses. I brought my laptop at home ...
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What is the best practice for assigning static IP addresses? [closed]

In my scenario, I would be assigning IP addresses to security cameras. I am wondering if I should assign a static IP address from the device itself, or have a static entry on my DHCP server with their ...
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Locally map or redirecting an URL to another URL for the client side?

Is it possible to redirect an URL to another URL, for the client only. As example. Let's say, I type this in the URL browser https://google.com/this_page_does_not_exist/it_doesnt_exist it just gives ...
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how to change my IP address to another country? [duplicate]

I need to access that website which is allowed to be accessed from Syria. I have tried to change my IP address to make my device as Syrian device. however my attempt went wrong. here are my steps: I ...
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Only interfaces have IP address, not devices

Reading rom the book Kurose J.F., Ross K.W., Computer Networking. A Top-Down Approach, on page 338 he says "An IP address is technically associated with an interface, rather than with the host or ...
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How do I find an intermediate switch's IP address on my LAN?

I use a D-Link DGS-1005A (you can see the manual here) switch that sits between my main router provided by the ISP and my machine and I am trying to find its IP Address so that I can play with the ...
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routing to virtual ip address

I have a Linux box that establishes a StrongSwan VPN connection. As I understand it, this creates a virtual IP address where packets are routed to so they get into the tunnel. I have other Linux ...
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How would a hacker be able to spoof their IP when logging into a private FTP server?

If, somehow, someone gains access to one of the users on my FTP server, I would still be able to see their IP address and trace it to them. However, I fear that it might be possible for them to spoof ...
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Getting 169.254.31.218 IP address / can't ipconfig /release to change IP address

I can't figure this out and it's become a nightmare. A computer on our network has no internet. If I plug the problem computer in on another network the internet works. No other computers on the ...
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Can an ISP see private IP addresses?

I know there are two IP addresses: the public IP address, which is given by the Wi-Fi router and is the same for all the devices connected to it and is the IP address visible to websites; and the ...
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How can I open a port on my public IP with my router?

I am trying to port forward a port on my IP. Unfortunately, my router (Sagemcom F@st 5657 interface) only lets me open ports on my private IP, which is useless if I want to connect from other ...
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