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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Checking if IP is blacklisted

I have an experimental site I am working on which accesses another website for information and data and calls several times a day for a few seconds. It's been working fine for about 6 months, but the ...
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How do I whitelist a user with a dynamic IP address in GoDaddy Plesk?

I have an ASP.NET site hosted on GoDaddy Plesk. I'm restricting site access using a whitelist of IP addresses to prevent web crawlers from seeing it, but the clients who need to see the site have ...
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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 I change my IP address to an IP that does not exist? [closed]

I want to change my IP address but I don't want to use someone else's IP address. Can I change my IP address to an IP that is not real? Note: I mean like a random IP that no computer currently uses.
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Point second domain at website when only CloudFlare IPs have been white listed for first domain

I blocked the IP address of my website because I'm using CloudFlare whose IPs I've white listed. I have another domain which I want to point to my site. Besides an IP address is there anyway I can ...
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How to host a webpage with AWS using IP address

I have a free tier AWS server. It is a Ubuntu server and I a beginner. I don't have a registered domain name, I have HTML and CSS code for the web pages. I normally see that I can access websites ...
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Same IP Same Time Two Devices

Below is the same IP logged in at the exact same time on two different devices. I see this all through my site (with different IPs and having something to do with CFNetwork). I have blocked CFNetwork ...
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On WordPress site, the domain name is changed to the IP address if any link is clicked

I have registered my domain from namecheap.com There I set up an A record type www pointing to my static IP address. If I enter my domain name in the browser address bar then the the welcome page is ...
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Getting IP address and location of my own server instead of visiting user's

I have a MEAN Stack application deployed on a server and am using Nginx as proxy server to handle the request and redirect to application's particular port. For example: User accesses the URL http://...
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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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Does Excluding Internal Traffic Also Filter out Referral Traffic in GA

We are excluding internal traffic from Google Analytics on our site. The question is, does it also exclude referral traffic if one of our team members, for example, visits our site from an external ...
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Redirect to an IP while masking the URL

Using a Node.JS web server, I want to have an IIS setup to where the user goes to bot.url.co/dashboard it sends the data to ip:port/dashboard, where IP:port is handled using Node.JS, but the link ...
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How to access website with public IP

I'm new to the site, I have purchased my very first server for fun and personal use. What I have done so far is setup multiple VMs with Windows Server 2008 R2 setup to imitate multiple server setup. ...
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How to setup htaccess to redirect both IP and www.domain.com to domain.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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Allowing users to map domains to a subdomain by using an IP address or Host name that wont change if I move servers

I'm building a service, much like http://dunked.com where users can map their domain name over their subdomain. Example: carlcox.vibecast.com would be www.carlcox.com The process of building this ...
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Does a website require a domain name (.com, .org etc) or can an I.P. address be registered on its own?

I'd like for my website to not have a domain name, and only use the IP address. However, when I go to register a website, the service provider demands a domain name. How would I go about registering ...
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What virtual host should I serve when someone hits my webserver without a “Host:” header?

I have a single instance of nginx serving several virtual hosts with their respective domains on the same ip address. When someone tries to access my ip, they are served one of them, but since my ...
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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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What is the range of IPs that someone with a dynamic IP address can be assigned?

I am working on a security policy and I'm wondering about users who have a dynamic IP address. If their IP address changes frequently, will their ISP reassign them IPs from a limited pool of IPs? i.e....
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Does domain aliasing affect performance or SEO?

I have checked my domain in http://ipinfo.info/html/ip_checker.php It is showing the website is having two IPs (Aliasis) like 54.xx.xx.xx & 103.xx.xx.xx. Checked few popular websites and noticed ...
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Redirecting specific ip addresses to a different website. The hosting server is Apache [closed]

Redirecting specific IP addresses to a different website. The hosting server is Apache. I want certain visitors with specific IP address's to be redirected to a different website. I will be adding ...
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Should my web server listen on its IP address, or the public IP address with port forwarding?

Let's say that I have a web server running on my PC and I would like to access it from outside my LAN, I have port forwarding set up to forward traffic to port 80 to the PC's IP, (192.168.1.10). ...
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Can I overcome an IP canonicalization issue by just using the <link rel=“canonical”> tag?

The situation: I have an online shop running on Shopify server and it's using a domain name I purchased with Godaddy. When I perform an online SEO checkup on my website it gets a fail regarding to ...
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Strange host IP Addresses showing up in Awstats

I've just put up a website and checking Awstats a couple of days later I noticed a number of strange IP addresses showing up - wondering if anyone knows what this means, in amongst a list of ...
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Index site via domain name, but not via direct IP

For some context, I'm modifying somebody's website. This particular site is not yet published - it is accessible via direct IP. Problem: Google has crawled the direct IP, and people are reaching the ...
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Should an IP be automatically blacklisted for a given timeframe after so many bad requests within a minute?

This seemed like the best site to ask this question based on the tour so here goes. I have a WordPress blog site that I've developed a custom theme for and when someone lands on the 404.php file from ...
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Will blocking spammer IP Addresses in CPanel slow my sites down

I've been blocking IP addresses in CPanel for a number of static and dynamic sites (none of which are WordPress), for any IP's attempting to POST code or access well known pages such as wp-admin or wp-...
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Fixing my mail servers outgoing IP being on spam blacklists

According to MXToolBox.com, my GoDaddy's outgoing mail server IP address is on a couple blacklists for spam and I'm not spamming anyone. Since I'm on a shared IP address with other sites, I'm sure one ...
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Is there a way to get a companies name from their office networks ip address

Is there a way to get a companies name from their offices ip address ? (Note this is their office ip address as in the ip address that a employee at their office would connect to the internet with, ...
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How to prevent anyone from knowing that some domains are in the same server?

I am using some dedicated server with lots of different IPs. Some domains are put on different IPs. However, anyone can see that domaina.com is pointed to ns1.myserver.com. How to prevent that?
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Will altering my HOSTS file allow me to access sites that can't be directly accessed via IP?

I'm moving hosts over to a shared host (HostGator) and trying to access my site before DNS propagation has completed, so I can access my WP-ADMIN (which can't be done w/ temporary URLs). I'm told ...
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Should I remove my draconian IP bans (3000 rules, entire countries)?

A while ago one of my site administrators was quite draconian in his anti-spam measures, at times banning entire countries from accessing our forum/website. He has left now but there are well over ...
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Cannot access WHM and SSH/root after a configuration in Host Access Control

I added my IP (like 172.32.1.0/255.255.255.0) to allow access for ssh, whm and cpanel in WHM -> Host Access Control. Then, I added all IP to deny access for them. However, after saved changes, I lost ...
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How can I check if my hosting provider blocked outbound traffic to some IP's?

I have a website powered by WordPress and I am using MailChimp with the official WP plugin. I know this plugin works as its very popular and it works on my other hosting account but not on this site. ...
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Godaddy ip canonicalization

I have tried find solution to this all around Google and here, but no luck so far. when I try connect to my website by using IP, it will not redirect to the website. Only godaddy's "Coming soon" page....
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Blocking IP Range for a Domain

I am getting lots of click bombs from xlhost.com. Here is a list of IP addresses that I collected from access_log. 209.51.205.58 209.51.197.114 173.45.90.90 207.182.146.34 209.51.199.34 209.51.197....
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Why does my IP address become Google's IP address when using Chrome on the mobile?

I am tracking every member's geolocation (using db-ip) and everything is fine except mobile phones with the Chrome browser. They always give me the result US Mountain View California ip:66.249.xxx....
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Network Ad UTM Tracking Issue with GA

We have placed ads through an ad network targeted to our state's geo. We have doublechecked that the placment is correct, but our Google Analytics shows significant traffic from these UTM's coming ...
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Do any important SEO robots (such as search engine crawlers) rely on IP addresses anymore to identify websites?

Currently, I have it where anyone who attempts to access my server IP address as a website (example: http://nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn) will be redirected to a domain name with the original request URI appended. ...
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Does using the same mail and web server increases risk of DDos due to IP exposure?

I use the same server for sending my emails and web hosting.I send user registration and support forum mails from my server and occasional marketing mails or newsletters. I read on a cloudflare blog ...
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Plesk IP Address defaults to new site

I manage a Plesk (12) server with a single dedicated IP address. rDNS is set to a generic hostname as multiple unrelated websites are hosted on the same server. In Tools & Settings > IP Addresses ...
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Is it possible to point my domain to a DDNS? [closed]

I have a server at home that I use for a multitude of things. The domain is currently hosted by GoDaddy. My problem isn't a huge one, but it is quite annoying and I would like it to work the way I ...
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DNS for a cPanel addon domain to resolve to a dedicated IP address?

I would like to know how to set the DNS of an addon domain in cPanel to resolve to its own dedicated IP address, not the IP address of cPanel parent domain.
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Why would I only be able to connect to my website from some computers, but not others?

I have a really strange problem, it's so strange for me that I cannot deal with it. I was working on site development on a 1und1.de server then one day I decided to try ssh, I probably made too many ...
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In my mobile application should I hard code the IP address or a domain name?

I am building a social networking mobile application and currently deployed the backend on AWS. I am wondering if it is a good idea to use the IP address in the mobile application or a domain name? ...
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If I change my DNS's IP address will that change the Google Compute instance instantly?

I'm currently using Google Compute to host my website. If I change the IP address under Google Cloud DNS will that change the instance instantly? Upgrading Instance Video: https://www.youtube.com/...
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Would moving my site to a new domain host fix a spam blacklisting?

I noticed my domain was listed on the blacklist site, Fabelsources. According to the first paragraph of the information I looked up, it said: Someone or something on your network sent spam to the ...
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Set A + Dynamic DNS record on a domain registrar (bigrock.in) which doesn't support DynDNS without transferring

I have a domain registered with bigrock.in, and I wanna host it on a home webserver. However my home IP address keeps changing and I rely on using clients like ddclient etc. I use them for some ...
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Host Server relocation procedure

I have this technical issue below... We have this domino server in our DMZ that hosts multiple websites. This server has a public ip x.x.x.x. Now we are asked to move this server away from our ...
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I have a site on its own domain hosted by a web hosting service company. Will my IP-address ever change?

I have a site on its own domain hosted by a web hosting service company. Will my IP-address ever change? Ever? Or will it be the same for ever? The question arouse when I set up DNS records for ...