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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
71 views

How does NAT ensure that every machine has a unique public IP?

I am trying to understand the distinction between public and private IP addresses in IPv4 networking. The picture I've been told has some problems with it, so I would like to present it here and ask ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

How can I change my IPv4 address? [closed]

Specifically the one that shows up when visiting https://www.whatismyip.com/. It looks something like this: 75.37.58.xxx. I am using AT&T Uverse. I have tried unplugging the router overnight and ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Question On Route Aggregation [duplicate]

Suppose I have these 3 IP Prefixes : 190.154.27.0/26 190.154.27.64/26 190.154.27.192/26 and I want find the aggregate prefix. I convert each address to its' binary equivalent: 10111110....
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Why the first octet of a MAC address always end with a binary 0?

I stumbled upon a piece of code on GitHub: https://github.com/adeverteuil/bash-ula-generator/blob/master/gen-ula.sh # Generate an EUI64 from the MAC address # as described in RFC 3513 # https://tools....
1
vote
2answers
63 views

Why is the IPv6 link-local address not /9?

According to this answer, it's because computers read addresses in binary. Fine. That explains why the fe80 address does not need to be /12 or /16--it's because everything after the 10th bit is a ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

How do VLANs Work? Some Basic Questions:

I've recently started looking into VLANs. I am a network novice so bear with me please:). I have a few questions regarding VLANs. I understand that certain managed switches allow you to create VLANs. ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Can't access a website through work network [closed]

I'm not a network engineer, but we are having a major issue at work. We are unable to access sendgrid.com through our office network, but we can access all the website we need to access. I did a ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Calculate subnet id for each lan [duplicate]

Consider the following network where a router connects four subnets to the Internet. The first subnet (LAN1) must support at least 61 hosts. The second subnet (LAN2) 20 hosts. The third subnet (LAN3) ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Redirect request from local network to behave like a request from internet

I've setup some cameras on local IP 192.168.1.220 and the device is listening on ports 60000:60001. We use Zyxel USG20-VPN if that helps. We have a static address (for sake of example STATIC_IP). I'...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Which packet's path is shown to us when using the trace route command? [duplicate]

When data is transferred across the internet it is split into numerous data packets of size no more than 1500 bytes and these packets reach their destination through different paths across the ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

VLSM Subnetting [duplicate]

I was given this question to attempt but I have no idea where to even begin. I seriously can't get my head around this stuff any help is greatly appreciated. Given a global address of 172.62.0.0 /16. ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

IP address source and destination translation without a gateway

I have a private network (no gateway) with a number of devices configured on one subnet (say A.A.A.0/24). I would like to change the IP addresses of all devices on this network to a new subnet (say B....
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Static IP assignment 3750X - DHCP Override

I have a 3750X that I am running some testing with. I have a VLAN interface that is using 10.10.10.254/21 as it's primary IP and 192.168.10.254/24 as it's secondary IP. See below: interface Vlan10 ...
3
votes
2answers
692 views

What determines the private ip addresses? [closed]

Right now, I am using internet at home, and my private ip address is 192.168.x.x. At work my private ip address is 10.x.x.x. In both of the scenarios, I did not play any role in selecting my ip, I ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Are these two private subnets completely isolated from each other?

Im trying to set up a subnet address range in my local network but the private address ranges of 172.16.1.1 192.168.1.1 10.1.10.1 are all already being used. So I was wondering, if I make this ...
1
vote
3answers
121 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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?
1
vote
2answers
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
87 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
44 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
287 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
167 views

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'...
2
votes
3answers
79 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
56 views

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.
0
votes
3answers
64 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
43 views

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.
2
votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
312 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

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) ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
85 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
362 views

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 ...
12
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
406 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
29 views

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 (...
0
votes
1answer
200 views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
55 views

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, ...
3
votes
1answer
151 views

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 ...