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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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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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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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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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 remove our IP address from Microsoft's email blacklist?

We have a website, users sign up and receive links to confirm they signed up BUT: Microsoft blocked our IP (no one with Microsoft email account can receive our emails.) We tried contacting microsoft ...
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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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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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backlinks: two domains with same IP

I run several different web pages on different servers (with different IP addresses). These pages are linking to each other in order to boost number of backlinks pointing to my pages. I would like ...
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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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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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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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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, ...
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CPanel Visitors filled with bandwidth thieves

Issue: Strange and seemingly random entries on the CPanel Latest Visitors console, showing IPs accessing image files without any referring URL and not identified as Bots. Background: I have never had ...
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How to assign foo.example.com to one IP address and example.com to a different one?

Say that I have a domain name called example.com and two server located at 2 different IP addresses: 1.2.3.4 and 6.7.8.9. How could I assign example.com to 1.2.3.4 and the subdomain foo.example.com ...
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Why is “googlehosted.com” in the DNS records for our website after signing up for DDOS protection?

Recently we had to get some DDOS protection for our website because of the large attacks we were seeing after getting a bit of popularity. We handed over our domain and hosting information to our ...
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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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.htaccess: allow from - using dynamic IP - defining the static portion of my IP?

I'm looking to secure my phpMyAdmin dir from being accessed from other IPs than my own, albeit dynamic IP, let's say it is 191.164.1.xxx (xxx = being dynamic numbers). Referring to the Apache ...
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How often does Dreamhost change IP Addresses

So I just migrated our site to dreamhost because they are free for non-profits. However, right after I switched the nameservers over to them they changed the IP address of the site. So first they ...
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IP Banned from my own Website

So recently, I added a php script that had to refresh the page a lot. This apparently caused my website to think that I was DDoSing it, and it automatically ip banned me and a bunch of friends that ...
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About I.P user identification

I own a site and I banned one of my users. His I.P was 68.111.xxx.xx Later, about 2 hours later, a new user registered. Looked suspicious, and I checked his I.P which was 68.191.xxx.xx My question ...
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What things required to host a website at home [closed]

I have a Linux server runing Ubuntu. On it I've installed PHP, Mysql, and Apache. I need to host a site on my server having static IP, but I don't have any experience in web hosting. Can you please ...
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How can I log a user's actual IP address instead of CloudFlare's?

My raw access log is now filled with CloudFlare IP addresses. Is there any way I can use a .htacess file or configure the server to log the user's actual IP address? With PHP, CloudFlare creates ...
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How does 2 domains on dedicated IP's sharing the same backend affect the ranking?

I have two Domains, both with dedicated IP's, with a service acting location based. The two domain-names have simple to remember name-pattern going like ##servicedescription##france.com and ...
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Content vote system with IP verification and dynamic IP adresses

Description: I have two types of vote system on my site. First of them is for all users and store IP adress to prevent more than one vote. Second is for authenticated users only, which also store ...
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How to set up a single IP blocklist for multiple sites hosted on the same account

When running multiple sites on the same hosting account, one might find that an attacker has attempted to breach one site. A webmaster may want to block the IP address from all sites hosted in the ...
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Is it possible to block access to a DB based on IP?

We're looking to beef up the security on a site, among other things we thought of trying to block access to the DB based on IP (in a similar way you can do a FTP lock dependent on IP), so that only ...
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Impact of using a CDN Proxy (like Incapsula or Cloudlfare) with numerous websites

We have a network of something like 70 websites. We have one IP by website for SEO reason. We are planning to move to CDN service like Cloudflare, Incapsula or Google PageSpeed Service to speed up our ...