Questions tagged [ip-address]

A numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.

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DHCP assigns wrong IP [closed]

i recently changed my rourer with a new one and set it up with exactly the same configuration but when i try to connect via WIFI my phone gets an IP that is like this 192.168.1.xxx when the DHCP is ...
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How to do subnetting on IPV6 for non nibble boundaries?

As I was reading this article on How to: calculating IPv6 subnets outside the nibble boundary https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/10/how-to-calculating-ipv6-subnets-outside-the-nibble-boundary/ The author ...
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Is this possible (NAT??)

I have a device on another network, say it's IP is 10.1.1.1 I want to ping it from my own network, say host 192.168.1.1, but I want to ping an address in my local segment to do so,so 192.168.1.2. Is ...
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Getting Mulitple Source IP addressess when doing Port Monitoring

I have a Cisco 2960 switch that I'm trying to find which device IP address is connected to each port... My Setup: monitor session 1 source interface gigabitethernet 0/5 monitor session 1 destination ...
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How do I find the number of IP addresses between two given IP addresses? [duplicate]

How would I find the number of IP addresses from 224.65.0.0 to 225.127.255.255?
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How many public static ips do one need if a PC is behind a wireless router?

If a PC is connected to internet through a wireless router. How many public static ips do one got to get from the ISP. Do the router and PC both require one static IP. What if I want to add more PC ...
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Two NICs - IP address conflict between 2 networks?

I have a Windows PC with 2 NICs; one NIC connects this machine to the local LAN while the other NIC connects this machine directly to an X-ray machine (which I'll call the RayLAN). So my question is ...
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Overload PAT Question

Learning details of NAT PAT. I understand basics wherein the PAT router incorporates a source port to ID the private address computer communicating out on the public address, enabling the public ...
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How to Reset AlliedTelesis GS950 Websmart hardware

The switch described above had a management IP address configured. Unfortunately, the IP address of the switch was lost and the management cannot be accessed anymore. Is there a hardware reset on this ...
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Finding number of host and network [duplicate]

Can someone explain to me how to do this homework question. I am confused on whether it should be 1022 host or 1022 networks: I allocate 10 bits as subnet number to identify a physical network, then ...
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Varible Length Subnet Masking - Smaller subnet with two larger subnets on each side?

Background: I'm redesigning a network of virtual machines. The virtual machines are all on 10.0.2.0/24 and 10.0.3.0/29 networks, the physical network is a 172.32.255.225/28 network, which stands ...
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Shoretel ST1D Switch not accepting assigned IP

After configuring a Shortel ST1D switch, I connected the LAN1 Port from Shoretel ST1D to my Cisco 4507R switch. I attempted to ping the IP that I set specifically on the ST1D switch and I wasn't able ...
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IP block assignment [duplicate]

Let's say that an ISP manages the IP block 128.64.32.0/19, and assigns the block 128.64.32.0/22 to company A. Now, company B needs a block of IP addresses for 1234 hosts, immediately after the IP ...
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How to tell apart the type of the mask(subnet-supernet-net mask)

Say we have the the IP address 10.2.8.230/24 Anyone could say the following: It just represents a normal network:10.2.8.0/24 Or it is a subnet because normally this IP address is in the class A ...
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What does it mean when the last digits of an IP address change? [closed]

So in a case where I have an IP address, 162.158.68.xxx, what is happening when those values in xxx change? I ask because I'm looking at requests going through to my application's server and one of ...
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Addressing for a WAN, LAN and DMZ

I was wondering about the addressing for certain types of networking areas... I use 192.168.0.0 for a LAN network, 10.0.0.0 for a WAN and 172.16.0.0 for a DMZ. But I've been confused why a 10.0.0.0 ...
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Subnetting - IP Address Classes [duplicate]

I've been trying to get my head around subnetting but seems to be getting confusing with the classes and IP ranges within that class. Example: IP Decimal:10.2.225.234/22 IP Binary:00001010 00000010 ...
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How to architect a globally distributed website, from an IP address perspective

I would like to have a website that is loaded fast from any point in the world. From my understanding, you need to take advantage of the data center "regions" at places like Google Cloud or AWS. That'...
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Is it possible that two servers were configured with the same ip under the same switch

I have two physical servers, their configuration as following: ServerI: IPADDR=10.1.1.5 NETMASk=255.255.255.0 ServerII: IPADDR=10.1.1.5 (Same IP) NETMASk=255.255.0.0 (different NETMASK) Because of ...
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Wago 750-377 - assign IP address

I've just bought a 750-377 wago fieldbus coupler and I'm trying to assign an IP address to it through an ethernet cable that goes from the device to my computer. Is there any way to do that or do I ...
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Does an IP address with host part zero's represent a network, or a network interface in a network?

If the host part of a IPv4 address is all zero (e.g. 192.168.1.0 in a network with mask 255.255.255.0), does the address represent the network, or a network interface in the network? Thanks.
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What IP address can't be the source address in a packet?

I heard that the destination address in a packet can't be 0.0.0.0. Is there any IP address (including special ones) which can't be the source address in a packet? Thanks.
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What IP address can't be the destination address in a packet?

I heard that the destination address in a packet can't be 0.0.0.0. Is there other IP address which can't be the destination address in a packet? Thanks.
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Is a network interface supposed to have no more than one MAC address?

Is a network interface supposed to have no more than one MAC address? Since a network interface is free to have more than one IP addresses, is IP address a way of multiplexing MAC address, if a ...
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Do the concepts of IP address and network interface not belong to the same layer?

https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/508065/674 You are confusing the device driver layers and the IP layers of the stack. At the IP layer, 127.0.0.1 is just another IP address and treated the ...
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Does a loop back IP address not need to be assigned to a network interface, in order to communicate with? [duplicate]

ifconfig shows only one loopback address 127.0.0.1 and that it is assigned to network interface lo. ping 127.0.0.2 can receive packets back, even though 127.0.0.2 is not assigned to a (virtual) ...
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What can an IP address be assigned to?

What can an IP address be assigned to? A network interface, which is what I thought originally. (I seem to hear a network interface can have multiple IP addresses assigned to it, and if it is true, ...
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Can more than one IP addresses be assigned to the same network interface?

Can more than one IP addresses be assigned to the same network interface? Is it correct that a network interface can be a physical one or a virtual one? Thanks.
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Does sending a packet to a private IP adrress for a local network interface work in the same way as sending it to a loopback address?

On my local host, there is a loopback address 127.0.0.1, and a wifi interface with private address 192.168.1.97 assigned by the local wifi network. Do both the loop back and private IP addresses ...
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What does routing an IP address mean?

From https://stackoverflow.com/a/40189197/156458 Blocking 0.0.0.0 makes no sense. In IPv4 it is never routed. What does "routing" a IP address mean? Why is it the reason that blocking 0.0.0.0 ...
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Are the IPv6 address space and IPv4 address space completely disjoint?

Tanenbaum's Computer Networks says Finally, IPv4 addresses can be written as a pair of colons and an old dotted decimal number, for example: ::192.31.20.46 Does it mean the IPv4 address space ...
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Are IP addresses in 0.0.0.0/8 essentially private IP addresses, although not said to be?

0.0.0.0/8 is said to be the current network. Are the IP addresses in the range not public available? Are they essentially private IP addresses, although not said to be? Thanks.
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Public IP addresses on cloud platforms [closed]

My question is about cloud platforms like AWS or Azure. Whenever we create an instance (VM or VPC), AWS allocates a set of public and private IPs for that instance. Now the number of user accounts (...
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Is there such a thing as a “fallback” DHCP server? [closed]

Suppose I have a network 10.0.0.0/24, and a DHCP server that allocates addresses under that network. My question is simple — I have a separate box which is also capable of acting as a DHCP server. ...
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When a mobile phone is connected to a wireless mobile network, is it assigned an IP address?

When a mobile phone is connected to a wifi network, it is assigned an IP address. When it is connected to a wireless mobile network, is it also assigned an IP address? If yes, in terminal emulator, ...
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Host IP address vs gateway IP address vs DHCP IP address

What is the difference between a host IP address, a gateway IP address, and a DHCP IP address when setting up networking devices? For example, when configuring a virtual network adapter for my VM, I ...
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Trouble understanding CIDR allocation [duplicate]

I am currently learning about CIDR allocations. Given the following problem: Given a network of IPs starting with 212.201. 3 companies request 16.000, 2.000 and 29.000 IP addresses. the problem ...
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How does a system know the local gateways MAC address for given IP address [duplicate]

Assuming you have the following network structure. Knowing the IP address of the WWW-Server, system A wants to send an IP packet. As I understand the destination MAC address has to be in the same ...
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Should the Loopback address be unique across the network?

I have an MPLS network where every site has two PEs for redundancy. and I want to configure a set of loopback interfaces on every PE router for routing traffic between different VRFs. is it possible ...
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Where is the block which caused IPV4 client can not access IPV6 Server

I read many documents which are saying if you are in IPV4 network then you can not access IPV6 network, for example when I was at home I can not access some IPV6 website, such as:ipv6test.google.com. ...
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Defining what type of casting based on IPv4 address

I'm kinda new to networking. I have a small question, how can I determine what type of casting (unicast, multicast or broadcast) is it based on IPv4 address. For example: 142.55.172.200 I tried to ...
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Does every host on the LAN share the same ARP table, or do hosts keep them individually?

I'm just learning about ARP. I'm a little bit confused. My confusion is better explained in a scenario. Host A is communicating with Host B. Host A knows Host B's IP address, but not it's MAC address....
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Get DHCP IP with subinterface

Router0 has 1 subinterface on gi0/0 and can't get a ip trough dhcp. Is there something I forgot? The configs: Router0(got no ip from dhcp): interface GigabitEthernet0/0 ip address dhcp duplex ...
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inconsistent bad mask error

in packet tracer i was assigning: 83.174.16.164 255.255.255.248 to 3560 switch which shouldn't throw an error of bad mask given that it is in the usable range: Address: 83.174.16.160 ...
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How does a computer know IP address of a computer on another network

I was watching a video explaining ARP, which was explained really easily but I got confused when they said that Host A already knows Host D ip address which is on another network. Host A and B were ...
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How do routers on the backbone avoid IP address conflicts?

As the title suggests, how do ISPs, and other networks connected to the backbone ensure that their host network address isn't already in use by another backbone node, as there is no controlling device ...
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Can private IP addresses be set up recursively? [duplicate]

We can assign one public IP address to a network, and within the network, distribute the private IP addresses which can come from one of the three reserved ranges: 10.0.0.0 – 10.255.255.255/8 (16,777,...
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What is the difference between 0.0.0.0 and a loopback IP address?

From the book Computer Network: The IP address 0.0.0.0, the lowest address, is used by hosts when they are being booted. It means ‘‘this network’’ or ‘‘this host.’’ ... All addresses of the ...
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Is 127.0.0.53 an internal IP? [duplicate]

$ cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 127.0.0.53 search fios-router.home By searching on the internet, I can't find 127.0.0.53 as an external IP address. According to the following quote, 127.0.0.53 is ...
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Is an IP address assigned only to something with a Mac address?

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_address An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol ...