IP Address

Stands for Internet Protocol, a numerical address assigned to each device connected to a computer network. IPv4 defines an IP address as a 32-bit number divided into four 8 bit octets, and is usually expressed as a dotted decimal number each ranging from 1 to 254. Eg

192.168.1.2.

IPv6 uses eight 16-bit hexadecimal numbers separated by a colon. Eg:

fdaa:bbcc:ddee:0000:71a4:c9d5:57d4:ec99



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