Questions tagged [ip-address]

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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Can't reach website from outside of the network

I've created a website on IIS on my server, and can access this through my server to prove that the website is running fine locally. I have set up these bindings on the site: I've followed advice ...
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Use IP address as the Origin when Creating a Cloudfront Distribution?

I am setting up a Cloudfront Distribution. In this article https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/startups/how-to-accelerate-your-wordpress-site-with-amazon-cloudfront/, it said "you can simply type the ...
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Will changing IP address cause any integration or security problems?

We have an ecommerce website that uses PayPal and SagePay to process payments. Our host moved our site to a new server recently, resulting a change of IP address. This caused SagePay to temporarily ...
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How to know when a new website comes into existence?

Is there a way to know when a new website comes into existence. What I mean is how crawlers such as search engines know if something exists in first place. So let's say a new website www.example.com ...
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Should I redirect the site IP address to the domain name

I have been told by an SEO company to redirect the site IP to the domain using a 301 redirect. This will apparently improve the SEO ranking of the site. The site has a dedicated IP address. Is this ...
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IP history of a No-IP host

I use No-IP so that hello.ddns.net points to a server that has a dynamic IP. Is it possible to see the history of IPs a No-IP host took?
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eCom "licensing issues" so removing content - good idea? Any prevention?

My client has a large eCom site and due to licensing issues they can't sell in specific geographical IP ranges. They currently just remove the products so the page is basically blank. Can anyone think ...
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Send a different image from my web host if it was already requested by an IP address?

I am hosting an image with my hosting provider host gator and people can request it with www.example.com/image.png When an IP address requests the image www.example.com/image.png the first time it ...
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How do I make my home web server public when port 80 is forwarded with my CenturyLink router?

I have the latest version of Apache Lounge, and I want to make it accessible to the other people. My Website IP is 192.168.0.61, and in httpd.conf these are the settings I added Listen 192.168.0.61:80 ...
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I found the IP Addresses via Logs & Google AP. I have a question about the GPI?

I found out how to get all the IP addresses via server Logs. I'm using the IP addresses to get the Latitude and Longitude. The address appear to be approximately 1-3 miles away from the actual ...
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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 these ...
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Can you hide a server IP address using Cloudflare?

I am in the UK and looking for a new server for my websites. Pricing in the UK is really expensive but I stuck with the UK as that is where my main audience is. I noticed that with providers like ...
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Should I pay to have an IP address removed from UCEPROTECT's backlist?

I'm working with a group that switched their TLD a year ago. I checked their old and new IP's on MXToolbox. The last search showed their old IP address was blacklisted by UCEPROTECT L3. I looked ...
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Large number of hits from IP addresses that reverse lookup to "cache.google.com"

We are seeing a large amount of server requests by IP addresses claiming to be cache.google.com and they are coming from all sorts of (unexpected) countries too. Currently the FW blocks servers that ...
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2 Sites both hosted with Digital Ocean on UCEPROTECTL3 blacklist - why? And what are the downsides of this?

I've got hosting for various sites with various providers. Two of my sites are hosted on separate Digital Ocean servers, both of which are located in the London data centre, and both of which have ...
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What percent of all active IP + User Agent combinations are not unique?

It's fairly common practice to define a unique user by a 1-to-1 hash of IP + User Agent. But not all unique users have a unique IP + User Agent combination. Thus: collisions - events misattributed to ...
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What does an asterisk/star in traceroute mean?

The below is a part of traceroute to my hosted server: 9 ae-2-2.ebr2.dallas1.level3.net (4.69.132.106) 19.433 ms 19.599 ms 19.275 ms 10 ae-72-72.csw2.dallas1.level3.net (4.69.151.141) 19.496 ...
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Can't access the website which is on and working with only one device (PC) [closed]

Around 2 weeks ago I suddenly became unable to use my university's classroom website from my PC. My PC is the only device having problem, I can freely access it from my phone or laptop. Website url is,...
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Can I use a US IP address to more easily get Google AdSense approval? [closed]

I m from Bangladesh. I need to make new blogger website. A few of my friends tried, but didn't get Google AdSense approval yet, even though they are good bloggers. I'm thinking that it will be easier ...
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What SEO considerations and/or improvements (if any) are realized when "SVCB" DNS RRs are added?

The primary purpose of SVCB records is to decrease the time and complexity of the client lookup by providing the origin IP address directly rather than forcing the client to fetch the A/AAAA or CNAME ...
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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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Constant Low Value Fake Orders From a Bot/Malware Script

As if Black Friday was not stressful enough. Since this morning there have been constant order attempts, some successful, for low value items (£4.95). They try over and over... and over again. This is ...
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Prevent attackers from seeing the real IP address behind a Cloudflare proxy

How do I prevent attackers from discovering my real hosting IP (where I'm hosting my website) that is hidden behind CloudFlare Proxy?
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How to setup htaccess to redirect both IP and www.example.com to example.com

I found many different htaccess examples showing how to redirect from www version to non-www version and vice versa, but I can't just find a solution to redirect IP and www-version to non-www one. ...
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Blacklisted IPs visiting my site

I have a website and I wanted to see what volume of traffic I was receiving, using $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']. However, when checking these IP addresses against blacklisting services I found that around ...
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Transition multiple independent WP sites to one WP multisite on the server with minimal downtime

I currently have three independent WordPress blogs hosted on a single shared server. The main domain (we'll call domain-A is sitting in the public_html folder. domain-B and domain-C are separate WP ...
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Must a web domain and a hostname on a computer system which hosts the domain-associated-website always be identical?

Must a web domain and a hostname on a computer system which hosts the domain-associated-website always be identical? The only case I think in which it mustn't be the case is if on one computer system, ...
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Would changing IP addresses affect my SEO

We're about to change our website from a shared hosting account to run on a VPS, mainly so we have our own resources and control over server settings. An IP address is included with the VPS. What I ...
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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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Remove indexed IP address from Google

I developed my website under /var/www/html (for the development part) so I can consult the website when I enter the server's IP address into my web browser. On the same server I have the same products ...
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Will using shared hosting with many other sites on the same IP address hurt SEO?

My website shares the same IP address with a lot of other internet sites (approx 500 sites) that are not mine. How is this possible? is this affecting my SEO?
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IP Canonicalization, do I need to fix it? [duplicate]

I use ryte to analyze my webpage and it gives the following advice: If the IP (173.###.###.###) of this domain gets called, it should redirect to the real homepage of this domain. Not redirecting ...
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I need help on how to change the domain name to IP address

I am fairly new to web development. Need help to change the domain name to IP address. Could anyone explain the steps in great detail on how to do this. Basically, I want my url to appear on google ...
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Why can I access a website through IP address but not by it's domain name?

I'm using CentOS, LAMP and Wordpress.org I have added and edited a virtual host on the apache server. For servername I put the hostname that is output when I typed the command hostname. Now I'm ...
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Is It possible to deploy second website on 1 instance in AWS?

In Amazon Web Services, I have added second Network Interface and added Elastic IP and associated it with secondary Private IP. How can I deploy my second website on that Elastic IP?
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How do I make my router serve up my locally hosted webpage?

I know this is a super basic question but I've read about 100 webpages and tutorials and haven't been able to figure things out. So, I've bought a domain name and connected to my external ip address. ...
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Do domains work with IPv6 only nowadays?

I would like to run a website without dedicated IPv4 domain, but with dedicated ipv6, if it works and it is much cheaper. I hope it can be free. Freeness is easily searchable. I have Googled "...
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Can you Bring Your Own IP to Akamai?

Most clouds allow one to bring ones own IP networks. Is this also possible with Akamai or is one stuck with their networks?
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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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IP ADDRESS request vs. DOMAIN NAME request?

Today I bought a shared hosting package. Then I added an index.html to it via FTP. When I enter my given IP address in Chrome, I'm always seeing Plesk's default page, instead of my index.html. But ...
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Can one represent a web application without a domain but without relying on IP addresses solely?

I understand that a browser aimed domainless web application (BADWA) is a web marketing disaster, because: A domain allows TLS certification - without, a BADWA might be inaccessible at least by some ...
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Somebody else's domain name is pointing to my server IP address and Google is indexing my content on their domain

I am in the middle of updating to https. I changed our DNS A record to point to the new ip that was provided by the host on Oct 31st. Now when I google our company name, the first entry is our website ...
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Aesthetic URL problem: Website from server02 should look like its on a subdirectory of the main site from server01

www.example.com is on server01 with IP address 192.0.2.123 abc.example.com is on server02 with IP address 192.0.2.21 I actually do not want the subdomain abc. Ideally I want it at www.example.com/...
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DNS A Record going back and forth, 48 hours after changing

I'm moving a website but keeping the email setting for now, so I changed the A Record on the current ISP to the new IP provided by the new ISP. And it has been more than 48 hours the domain is still ...
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How to set DNS to send requests to the closer of two identical servers?

I have two servers which have different IPs and locations (but the same data). I want to set single domain DNS for them and when client send request to domain, DNS server offers nearest server due to ...
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Prevent account sharing for paid membership online content

What's the best way to catch account sharers? I thought about: See how many people are currently logged in with it (cookies) See how many logins there were in the past 24 hours See how many ...
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When buying a domain what are the differences between nameservers (NS records) and other DNS servers?

When I buy a domain I always get confused between the two and manage to make a mess of the settings before I finally get it right, but still without clearly understanding what their roles are in ...
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Can you use a subdomain pointed to an IP for SSH

I have a website, and I'd like to use it for SSH-ing. I hate having to remember my computer's IP address, so I was hoping to do something like: ssh uname@me.example.com -p 1234 or ssh uname@example....
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Does backlinking to an IP address affect all domains hosted on it?

If I make a link pointing to a shared hosting IP address, does it have any effect on all domain hosted on it?
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Block ip range using htaccess

I'm looking for a good way to block an entire IP range using htaccess. The problem I'm having is that the block I need to ban is 100 IP ranges big. From a programmers perspective it should be easily ...

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