Last updated: 3-Nov-2013|
What is my IP address?
An IP address (Internet Protocol Address) is a numerical identification (logical address) of a network adapter.
Every computer has their own IP address are all different is like a home address.
There are two version of the Internet Protocol (IP) are currently in use
Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) : 192.168.1.100 limited to 4,294,967,296 IP address
Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) : 2001:db8:0:1234:10:567:12:11 about 340 trillion trillion trillion IP address
What is difference between IPv6 compression and IPv6 Uncompression?
|IPv6 Address Type
Note: For compression format you can use two colons (::) only once in an IPv6 address to represent hexadecimal fields of consecutive zeros.
How many ip addresses is already in use for internet protocol version 4 (IPv4)?
Total number of IP addresses: 3,327,351,481
Total number of IP Blocks on the country level: 132,163
Total number of countries: 242
There are two kinds of IP address's Static and Dynamic.
A dynamic IP address changes each time you connect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
This allows ISPs to keep a pool of addresses available.
A static IP address is fixed, much like a telephone number.
If your ISP gives you a static address, you will always use the same address.