An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.

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Why does flush DNS often fail to work?

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /flushdns Windows IP Configuration Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache. C:\Windows\system32>ping beautyadmired.com Pinging beautyadmired.com ...
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PageSpeed - Minimize DNS lookups: why not use IP address for resources

One of the recommendations from web performance optimization services is to minimize DNS look ups. I fully understand why they recommend this but why not just point references to external files to ...
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IP - Country based ad delivery

I am looking for an ad manager script/system (open source or paid) which can deliver different ads based on the IP - country of the visitors. Would be nice if you can name one if you know!
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netblock ip - own hosting - home servers

I host 2 websites that generate a pretty substantial traffic (about 6000 unique visitors a day both). I have business Internet at home and I own one static IP from my ISP. I run my own servers. ...
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Would a different IP address for each site in a network of sites help with SEO or prevent a penalty?

I'm working as a bit of a webmaster for a guy that runs a network of backlinked websites to increase his PR for a couple of his eCommerce sites. I don't know much about them, I just know they generate ...
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Website opening both on domain name and IP. Is that a problem?

So, http://site.com/ and http://123.321.123.32/ both are displaying a web page. From SEO point there is content duplication issue when both domain and IP displays the same content. This can be solved ...
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Optimising website IP for location

From my understanding of SEO, websites are optimised for the current location of their IP address. For example if xxx.xxx.xxx.xx resolves to the UK then you are more likely to get higher rankings in ...
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IP canonical URL issue

So I did a search engine optimization test today and one thing it came back with was: Your site's IP XX.XXX.XXX.XX does not redirect to your site's domain name. This could cause duplicate content ...
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Error 404 (Not Found)!

My website is www.sbsangpi.com and I checked the IP address of my website is (173.194.72.121). Whenever I browse 173.194.72.121, I got message "ERROR 404(Not Found)!!!" I use blogger and redirected ...
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Spam prevention through IP tracking

I am building a website with user generated comments. In order to implement user moderation/spam-protection, users have the ability to mark comments as spam. When one comment is marked as spam, I want ...
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Browser shows IP address instead of my domain name when using Google Cloud

I recently bought a domain name from GoDaddy. I have a web server running in Google Cloud with a static IP. In the DNS configuration in GoDaddy, I added an A record (@ -> To the static IP of the ...
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How do I validate IP Address ownership for authentication?

I have a website where digital content is behind a paywall. We verify users have access by IP address. Our customers are all large companies, with static IP addresses. So, if a user is within the ...
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Dozens of private IP addresses in Google Analytics

I was reviewing my Analytics for the past year and noticed a couple dozen different IP addresses showing up as referrals. I tracked a few of them down to be Google (why are Google IP addresses coming ...
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IPv6 traffic peaks every 2 hours at same value

I am building a website and there are no users yet. Odd thing is, every 2 hours I see a peak in IPv6 traffic: I am concerned someone is polling my server for nefarious reasons. Am I right to be ...
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Multiple IPs for customer in Plesk 11

First of all, please forgive me if my question sounds dumb, as I'm not very skilled in sys admin... For a shared web hosting plan, my host (which is a reseller) used to provide 3 different IPs for a ...
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Does Google treat AWS IP addresses as related?

We are hosting several websites on one of our servers, and wondering if because they are on the same subnet that they have been somehow penalized. We are not inter-linking between websites. However ...
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A large percentage of my traffic originates from my own website's IP address [closed]

I've been going through my webalizer stats for the past few months, and on a month to month basis I have noticed this trend. A very high percentage (usually around 20% of traffic by KBytes) belongs ...
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Identify IP address / hosting of inner pages

Working on a website which an SEO agency had previously done lots of spammy work on and built loads of duplicate home pages in subfolders just with a different locals in the title and URLs. However ...
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How can I block visitors located in the U.S. while still allowing the Googlebot?

Due to regulation and legal issues we cannot allow U.S. based visitors to access our website. For this reason we redirect all our U.S. traffic to a specialized page. While we do have these ...
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How do I map a customer's domain to a page in my website?

I'm considering starting a website that allows customers to map a domain they own and control, to their page or subdomain in my site. Do I need to have an IP address for each customer domain? Is this ...
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How to make Htaccess file call external IP block lists?

Well, I don’t know if this is an easy thing to do, but I haven’t figured it out yet. Instead of continually updating my Htaccess file with newly updated country IP block lists (because my htaccess ...
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How do I redirect www and non but not IP

I am trying to redirect www.domain.com or domain.com to www.domain.com/temp.html I am using the following code: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^.*$ RewriteRule ^/?$ ...
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Determine domain name registered in a name server

Suppose I have a new nameserver that is set up to associate my domain name with the IP address of my new web server (but isn't a nameserver for my domain name yet). My domain name is still using with ...
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Creating hosting accounts in WHM on a single IP

I've just purchased a VPS with the hope of transferring multiple shared hosting accounts onto it. The problem is that I've only got 2 IP addresses with my VPS. I can create an account and assign it ...
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What is a “Public DNS registered IP address”?

I've been reading this ICANN agreement on new TLDs and it has this section on DNS service availability, which i don't completely understand: Refers to the ability of the group of ...
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Unable to ping IP address between two locations

I have two locations office and home. From home I am unable to access my mail server and from the office I am unable to access my personal web server. Now, these two locations are about 100 yards ...
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Does ARIN require ISPs ask for SSL key pairs before issuing an IP address?

I've just asked for a new IP address for an SSL website, and my ISP responded: Before we can assign the 1 Additional IP Address you requested for [server name], we must first ask you to provide ...
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Subdomain still times out after being set up a month ago

I would like to use the subdomain www.high-res.domain.com to be accessed by external customers with specific permissions to access the site (like FTP). We use Network Solutions to house domain.com. ...
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Targeting advertising for T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile users

We'd like to target our advertising to Virgin Mobile users. However, Virgin Mobile is actually on the T-Mobile network. So when we do a lookup of the IP address it reports T-Mobile. So this gives 2 ...
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Options for geotargeting content

My company is creating a web portal that is designed to put relevant local geographic data in front of our users. Aside from using IP addresses, which are increasingly becoming less reliable as a ...
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How to Add Two Domains ON 1 IP using webmin

I am a new user of webmin and I have two domains site1.com and site2.net. I have one dedicated IP for the server and I have set site1.com to use following name servers ns1.site1.com and ns2.site1.com ...
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Do Spambots have access to unlimited IP addresses?

I have been attacked for weeks by the same spambot trying to brute force the login page. I have a login security module now installed on my Drupal 6 website and it bans on IP after x amount of ...
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webhosting with IP access

I'm using a shared webhosting service but I can't access my website using http://ip.ad.dre.sse of the website, I have activated a dedicated IP service but the problem has not been solved. What do you ...
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Why does StatCounter show less unique visitors than my Apache access log?

StatCounter shows yesterday as seeing 10,611 unique visitors to my site. I wrote a script that counted the number of unique IP addresses in yesterday's Apache access log. It counted 14,190 unique IP ...
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Blocking all countries except US/Canada/UK

I have a site which is only for US/Canada/UK visitors. I don't want to make it visible to other visitors. I tried to put IP ranges in .htaccess (Deny IP) but it does not work for me. May be I have ...
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How to check if www and non-www are pointing to the same server

How can I check if www.example.com and example.com are pointing to the same server? I don't have access to DNS panel at the moment. Please note that there's an .htaccess redirect on both domains.
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Can DNS point to specific port?

I got virtual machine on some server and my URL is something like this. 111.11.11.111:8002 Can I get DNS who will point to specific port ? One more thing. If I cant do that, can my virtual ...
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IP of my site in the shared hosting got changed and did not reflect yet. what will be the SEO concequence? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Effect on Google rankings if my site is down? My hosting company changes IP in the range of 6 months... May be either the change the servers or the IP. So for the past ...
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Will it hurt SEO if I use a dedicated server for the blog-part of our website?

Our company has a website, and now we would like to also have a blog in order to improve SEO. We use EC2 to host our website, and I would prefer having the blog run on its own EC2 server. I have ...
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Setting reverse PTR

I have a cPanel server at Hosting Fever with following IPs: 103.242.119.56 (main server IP) and 103.242.119.71. I have several sites on main IP while one site on dedicated IP 103.242.119.71. Mails ...
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Is it possible to see my site's real IP address if I'm using a CDN like CloudFlare?

CloudFlare acts as a reverse proxy and caches site content. Is it possible to see my site's real IP address if I'm using a CDN like CloudFlare? When I check my site's IP address using a lookup ...
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Can I redirect a subdomain to an IP address with a port?

I've got two addresses: ipaddress and ipaddress:100. The first one uses the default port of 80, but the second server (running GitLab) uses port 100. I have multiple IP addresses, but I am wondering ...
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How can we find real source of suspected user entries?

I have a website where I keep logging the user entries. I found some anonymous entries in my table and I suspect they are using some kind of proxy switchers. How can I find the real source of these ...
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Email not sending to/from all Microsoft domains after adding dedicated IP and SSL (Hotmail, Outlook, Yahoo!)

I have never experienced this type of issue before, so I don't know where to begin searching to be able to troubleshoot or fix the problem. Also, I hope this is the correct SE website for this type of ...
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Dedicated IP address from 3rd Party Services

I'm using hostgator reseller panel with limit to the number of dedicated IPs. I want to use dedicated IP for each account under control panel. Unfortunately hostgator restricts me with an upsell of ...
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Creating sites with local ips that pointing to a distant server

We are a company that is distributed in several places over Europe (real offices). Each office has its own domain. company.de company.co.uk company.ch And so. Our website servers are located in ...
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How do I link my domain name with my web server IP address so that I can use SSL?

My Question: This is my first time needing to use SSL, and I host my site on a custom Node.js server of my own making. I've been doing research on how SSL works but I'm stuck on a specific part: How ...
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How does a metered paywall track its users?

A metered paywall is most seen on online newspapers. It allows users to view a specific number of articles before requiring paid subscription. In contrast to sites allowing access to select content ...
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IP address not pointing to domain name I expect it to

I am administering this site: http://www.epicperks.com. As per GoDaddy's control panel as well as this service, the IP address pointing to http://www.epicperks.com is 50.63.210.1. However, when I ...
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Need help with understanding IP blocks

I'm trying to troubleshoot some problems with users being blocked from our website by CloudFlare. We run a Joomla 2.5 installation with RSFirewall. I have the list of IP blocks that CloudFlare uses, ...