Refers to the 4th revision of the Internet Protocol, where addresses are usually displayed in the form of dotted decimals between 0-255. Ex: 169.254.0.1

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AS number with two isolated networks

The company I work for have branches all over Europe and data centers in Sweden and Germany. In Sweden all sites are connected to each other via point-to-point links as well as each connected to ...
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IP Address reassignation (unused Ip address)

Available IPv4 address blocks are exhausted and price per IPv4 address is increasing. However I read that 2/3 of IP address remains unused because they were assigned improperly at first stages. Since ...
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How do I make actual use an IPv4 block that I own?

We (a small French company) had reserved an IPv4 /24 block (256 addresses) from RIPE-NCC, over 20 years ago, but never used it. Update: our assignment belongs to the "Provider Independent (PI) address ...
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First Reply on Ping is Unreachable the rest is okay [closed]

please check this weird ping i'm having What may have caused this problem
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Are there cases where the value for REMOTE_ADDR will be IPv6?

Even with fairly widespread acceptance/implementation/adoption of IPv6, I have only ever seen IPv4 addresses used for the REMOTE_ADDR value. Assuming I am using the REMOTE_ADDR for things like ...
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How to disable ipv6 support in Linux entirely?

We are currently setting up a some local network servers to run in a full ipv4 network. I can be sure, that this network don't have ipv6 support, and never will. Next to that, partially because of ...
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How to set up a Linux gateway for multiple WAN networks?

I have a network with the following IPv4 and IPv6 addresses: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet Hardware Adresse 30:85:a9:42:3e:60 inet Adresse:109.2xx.239.145 Bcast:109.2xx.239.255 ...
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EC2 multiple outbound IP addresses setup

I've looked everywhere and haven't found a good solution to the following problem: I'd like to set up an ec2 instance with 2 public ip addresses, with 2 rails servers each using one IP address. They ...
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Is there a Universal/Generic Default Gateway Address in IPv4? [closed]

Is there a universal and/or generic default gateway address in IPv4? I'm looking for something similar to the way you can always reference a NICs IP address from itself with 127.0.0.1 regardless of ...
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What happens if ISPs mess up IP allocation?

I've been wondering about this for a long time but never really got around to asking it. I know that a lot of companies were initially assigned IP addresses within the /8 (Class A) range and a lot ...
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New service decision: IPv6 or IPv4?

While hosting new service these days, what would be best decision. IPv4 or IPv6 ? If we decided to launch it on IPv4 address: How easy/difficult to get IPv4 address (considering they getting ...
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Set inet_interfaces for each postfix service

I have a complex postfix setup with dovecot authentication, amavis and spamassassin. The inet_interfaces are set to my IPv4 address, IPv6 address and IPv4 and IPv6 loopback. But I want that the ...
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What's the maximum number of IPs a DNS A record can have?

I have a strange idea - let multiple people/organizations host the same application, and let all their nodes be accessible via a single domain name. That's in order to have, let's say, a really ...
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OpenVPN with mixed ipv4 and ipv6 clients

I have a VPN server handling various clients; some with ipv4 only, some with ipv4 and ipv6, and some that will be ipv6 only. Some of these clients are roaming, so ideally they should connect to ipv6 ...
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Is there a way to allow all external ip connections (i.e ipv6 as well as ipv4) in FreeRadius?

I need to accept all incoming connections to the FreeRadius server be it ipv6 or ipv4. I know that we can allow all ipv4 clients with: client 0.0.0.0/0 { secret = abcde shortname = xxxx } How ...
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How to forward port traffic to public IP in Win2K8

I need to forward traffic coming in to a server from a public IP over a specific port (port 7575) to another public IP address on (preferably) the same port. I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 on the ...
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Powershell - Sort-Objects, list of IP Adresses

I got a /20 network and I want to know all used IP Adresses and their attributes like the MAC, the name and the description plus all free addresses between the used ones so that I got a long list ...
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Do you need separate ipv4 and ipv6 listen directives in nginx?

I've seen various config examples for handling dual-stack ipv4 and ipv6 virtual hosts on nginx. Many suggest this pattern: listen 80; listen [::]:80 ipv6only=on; As far as I can see, this achieves ...
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How to start with IPv6 subnetting on linux gateway

We are currently having perfectly working IPv4 network with a typical layout - internal network with all servers splitted to VLANs in 10.0.0.0/8 (each vlan is /24) and external network with public ip ...
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End-to-Edge Protection on DirectAccess

Learning about DirectAccess. This is a diagram of End-to-Edge protection Once the data goes in the corporate network, it doesn't matter whether the corporate network is running on IPv4 or IPv4. ...
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How does this ipv4 network card understand this ipv6 listening server?

So, I just setup a new server on a droplet and looking at eth0 with ifconfig I can see that the network card is setup for one IPv4 address and one IPv6 address (IPv4 changed for protection): inet ...
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IPv4 Nating and IPv6 Bridging

We have only 5 usable static IPv4 IPs and many IPv6 static IPs. We want Multiple nodes/pc to be connected with Internet using nating/router because we have limited number of IPs. We would still want ...
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Do anycast addresses imply IPv6? [closed]

From what I understand, as a random user on the Internet, you cannot really know if an IPv4 address is unicast or anycast. However if you ping that IPv4 from two hosts physically located on two ...
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Windows computer with static IP and 169.254 APIPA address

I have a Windows7 Pro computer being used as a server to control our IP cameras. Recently, it refuses to connect to any of the cameras, even though the cameras themselves are working. I can access ...
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What would be the side effect if I use network address as my IP address? [closed]

I have read at multiple places that network address is a reserved IP and is not recommended to be used as an IP address for an interface. However, I do not see any immediate error or other side effect ...
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What interaction is required for a Windows server and Cisco router to setup and destroy a Multicast session?

I'm trying to understand how Multicast actually works, and have read numerous articles and Wiki pages, and have gathered this: A multicast address takes up state on the router of the membership, ...
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Ubuntu refuses to route packets for public subnet through linknet

I've run into the novel concept of routing through a linknet from my new ISP, and am currently trying to get a /28 routed properly on my Ubuntu 13.10 server. However, this is proving futile. This is ...
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How does anycast work with tcp?

TCP, being stateful, should require subsequent packets to reach the same server. (Stateless) HTTP runs on top of TCP, and CDN's can use anycast. So how does TCP work with anycast? What if the syn ...
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For IPv6 migration, should we replace existing L2 switches running VLANs?

My L3 Core switch, Nortel ERS 8600, is IPv6 compatible. However, during migration to IPv6, do we need to also check the compatibility of edge/distribution switches in a VLAN-based campus network?
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Ubuntu 12.04 services using ipv6

I currently manage two servers on Linode. The first "server-a" is running 12.04, the second "server-b" is a fresh install of 14.04. A while ago I had some trouble with spf records on server-a and ...
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Dual-Stack Lite and FTP connection via IPv4 - How?

my original question: FTP client/server failing on switching to PASV mode Based on that, I would like to know if/how I can open a FTP connection from a computer that is inside a ISP's network that ...
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How can I change metric of public network in route table

In my windows 8.1 ENT [64 bit] machine I have 3 network adapters. Ethernet 1 is connected to public network and other 2 ethernet adaptors are connected to different internal networks. The problem is ...
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how to 2 ip virtual in public dan private with forward to different destination

Here my case, Server 1 public IP in 1 box (eth0) -> 203.x.x.55/28 and 57/28 gw 203.x.x.49 private IP (eth1) -> 10.10.8.1 Server 2 private IP in 1 box (eth0) -> 10.10.8.5/24 and 7/24 gw 10.10.8.1 ...
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IPv6 servers and IPv4 client base

As IPv4 addresses are running out rapidly, a time will come when there will not be even single IPv4 address available for allocation. But, huge number of devices will still be running on IPv4. ...
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Making a reverse zone file on a 255.0.0.0 subnet

I’m trying to setup a reverse zone file for this subnet that has two hosts on it: 10.10.100.10 and 10.128.5.10. This means he netmask for the subnet would be 255.0.0.0. I inferred that the file name ...
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can I use DNS with private NAT addresses?

I want to build a service that dynamically creates VMs and assigns each VM a public DNS record which could be a full domain or a subdomain. Assume the VMS all live on a single host. The VMs will have ...
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Logging the outgoing port for IPV4

I need to become an IPV4 and IPV6 expert in a couple of hours. Our company is being bullied by the internet legislator in our country to move fast to offer the site in IPV6 only (we are just content ...
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Route IP to OpenVPN client

I have to external IPv4-IPs at my VPS. I want to route one to a VPN client, OpenVPN (tun). Only one VPN-Client should use the VPN, and I want to route all traffic to my second external IP to this VPN ...
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Attack from strange IP address, how to block?

Looking through the mail logs I've noticed a lot of these: Apr 7 11:33:25 s123456 pop3d: IMAP connect from @ [::ffff:192.96.206.9]checkmailpasswd: FAILED: web14p3 - short names not allowed from @ ...
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iptables NAT forward range

I have two network interfaces, eth0 and eth1. eth0 has a public ip, eth1 has 172.16.0.254/24. I'd like to do the following mapping: 172.16.0.1:22 -> eth0's public ip:2001 172.16.0.2:22 -> ...
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4in6 tunnel for heterogeneous systems [closed]

I have clients (OS X 10.9 and Linaro/Ubuntu) in a native IPv6 network and a Server (Debian) in both native IPv4 and IPv6. The Plan is to use the Server as a gateway of sorts, as in 4in6 ...
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change timeout for dropped ip traffic

I am behind a corporate firewall, which simply drops (swallows) all ip-traffic to unknown ip-addresses. It takes a lot of time for Linux (Ubuntu 13.10) to abort my erroneous connection-attempts, ...
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Should we accomodate a customer asking us to NAT servers behind new PUBLIC IPs within a VPN?

We're a SaaS provider, setting up a IPSec VPN between our data center and a customer's site so they can directly access their hosted database server from their LAN. Instead of exposing our internal ...
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Best choice of private addresses for a “device area network”

I'm building an appliance consisting of several subdevices connected by ethernet inside the appliance. The appliance will connect to the customer network. The customer network can be using private ...
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no internet connection when in private network [closed]

I have an ubuntu server with a public IP, which I can reach with ssh from my local machine. However, when i put this server in a private network, I can no longer reach it with ssh from my local ...
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Configuring DHCP IPv4 and static IPv6 on the same interface

I need to configure on a network interface (eth1) with static IPv6 and get an IPv4 address from DHCP on a CentOS 6 machine? Using the configuration below I only get a dynamic IPv4 address: ...
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Make NginX serve different pages depending on the IPv4 encoding base

You can access google on 186.215.155.54 , 0xBAD79B36 or 3134692150 (remember to put http:// before if you want to try). How is the base conversion handled by the browser? Is there any way for NginX ...
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Dell VRTX get ip address of server attached to chassis

I wanted to know if there is any racadm command to get the ip address of the attached server's in a dell VRTX chassis. racadm getslotname will give the Host Name of the server but not the ip ...
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What constitutes valid justification for more IP addresses?

I host a small website with a well known VPS service. They provided me with one IPv4 address upon registering and said additional addresses would require justification. I requested one additional IPv4 ...
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Cannot browse ipv4 websites (OpenVPN )

I have set up an openVPN tunnel on my VPS (OpenVZ - Ubuntu 12.04). The problem is when I'm connected to the vpn, I can only browse websites which support ipv6 like google. Ipv4 sites aren't loading ...