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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How to reduce DNS lookups?

It takes about 20-120 milliseconds for DNS (Domain Name System) to resolve IP address for a given hostname or domain name and the browser cannot do anything until the process is properly completed. ...
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Would ordering multiple IP addresses increase my adsense income?

Currently I manage a server housing multiple domains on one IP address. Only one domain with relatively rich content has adsense. The remaining domains do not use adsense, and one domain consists of ...
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what does license.txt belong to exactly?

Every now and then my server logs report that an IP is trying to look for license.txt on two domains. the IP belongs to amazonaws according to a whois lookup. Is this file supposed to be a new legal ...
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fail2ban logs IP address trying to access server, enough?

I have fail2ban and logwatch set up. There are IP addresses that are banned > 20 times every day for trying to brute force (I assume) access the server. I have added these IP addresses to the ....
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IP Geolocation and Googlebot

For a site that displays events near a city based on the user's IP address, how should Googlebot (or other crawlers) be handled? The site has many different pages and most of them use location-based ...
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How to identify if IP address is really google's IP

From what I learned in my server logs, IP addresses starting with 64.249 belong to google. When I do a host lookup on my computer for google I receive 11 different IP addresses all starting with 74....
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How can I find my website's IP address? [closed]

How can I check my website's IP address? I heard about some free tools that are available on the internet but don't know anything concrete.
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When I search on my domain name in a browser, the IP address is returned for my site hosted with GoDaddy and NGINX

The IP address of my site is returned when I do domain name search in my browser. I am using: GoDaddy Hosting Nginx Node.js Obviously I would like the domain name and not the IP address, how can ...
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Google doesn't value links from same IP, what if I change my sites IP address?

Our site is currently on shared hosting. The site has some strong links to it, but after doing some digging through the links, I noticed that two of our highest authoritative links back to our site ...
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Why does blocking IP addresses from China and Ukraine to fight spam also block some legitimate European visitors?

I'm getting hammered by spam requests. I allow guest comments that require pending and got over 20,000 of them in a very short space of time. 99% are from Ukraine or China. To bypass this I have used ...
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Access a client's website via VPS IP address (Froxlor Server Management Panel)

Many control panels (cPanel, vestaCP, etc) allow users to access their site using the server's ip address like this: 123.456.789.011/~some-domain.com Where 123.456.789.011 is the ip address of the ...
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How can I view my website (hosted with NAME.COM) using a shared IP?

I have a website which is hosted with COMPANY 1 and the domain is registered with COMPANY 2. I want to change the hosting from COMPANY 1 to COMPANY 3 and leave the domain registered with COMPANY 2. ...
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How do you filter out traffic from your own IP address in Google Analytics when using IP Anonymization?

I'm using Universal Analytics via Googe Tag Manager. I want to filter out my own IP in a view. Since I'm using IP address anonymization, I'm filtering both my full and my IP ending with 0. (e.g. 1.2....
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Google Analytics Exclusion on IPv4 and IPv6

I am trying to filter out "my own" aka "internal" traffic as a new View in Google Analytics. I was able to filter out my own traffic by excluding my IPv6 address, but not by excluding by public IPv4 ...
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Eliminating 'cookie' from 'vary:' without breaking website functionality

I read that some middle-man servers won't cache websites that have cookie set in the vary: header. For example, If my website issues a vary:accept-encoding,cookie as opposed to vary:accept-encoding ...
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How to get multiple public ip address in India?

We thought of having a VAS server at home and collected everything every bit of hardware but the problem we found is that how to get a subnet at cheaper price like that of digital ocean or any other ...
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Domain owner uses my IP without permission

as I discovered recently a lot of domains of a certain organisation all have their A-Record set to the IP of a server that I own. The server currently does only host security auditing tools and does ...
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Does Using WordPress MultiSite for Similar Sites on Same IP Hurt SEO?

We are attempting to determine why most of sites we do SEO work for are not ranking well or at all. We have a WordPress MultiSite network with several hundred sites, and about 60 of them are SEO ...
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Get IP address of website

How do I access my website using the IP address? I tried to ping my site example.com and it gives the IP address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, but when I try to browse my website using the IP address its responded ...
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How do I change my IP address so that it would reflect that I am located in a specific state inside the US?

I would like to know the best method of changing my IP address to show that I am located in a specific state, Texas to be more precise. I have to sign into a VPN service (powered by Cisco) that ...
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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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Private Nameservers and DNS for 2 dedicated servers

We just recently rent our second dedicated server with WHM from our hosting provider. But we have issues with the DNS and would like some input to find the solution. The first server have its ...
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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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How do I test a site with Google PageSpeed when I have configured it to redirect for all IP addresses but mine?

In a website I'm working on I've set a 302 redirect with .htaccess for all IP but mine. Now I want to test the site with the online tool of Google PageSpeed, but it's redirected. How can I do this?
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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 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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IP Address is only 1 period

IP Address is only 1 period on a shared host. How do I block that in htaccess? The IP Shows: . /blog/ 1/30/15 11:56 AM success 200 Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64; rv:35.0) Gecko/...
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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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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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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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Are there SEO problems when one site has two IP addresses?

My website now has 2 IP address. My current site is http://review4buyer.com which was registered in GoDaddy. I set the names server to Dreamhost, but in the DNS Zone manager of Dreamhost I point the ...
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Block a random domain pointing at my dedicated IP

I have a random domain name which has it's A record going to my dedicated IP. Therefore duplicating content. Is there a way I can disable the domain at IP level maybe in iptables? I have a .htaccess ...
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How can old versions of websites be appearing on the web?

All websites in the freeserve.co.uk and fsnet.co.uk domains (e.g. www.divdev.fsnet.co.uk/scicaf.htm which has an update date on the page) sometimes show their latest version but sometimes show their ...
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Securing a server against DDoS like spam runs

Periodically my server gets hammered so hard by automated comment spam runs against my blogs that the server goes down and I have to annoy my provider to get a power cycle if I don't see it happening ...
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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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Which browsers support SNI?

Because of the way web servers and SSL work, previously a dedicated IP address was required for running an SSL certificate on a domain. But with a new technique (SNI, abbreviation for Server Name ...
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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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Redirecting HTTPS to HTTP without purchasing another IP address

So in the past I have always bought a new IP when working with SSL certs. I came across a client that is on a shared IP and using a cert for one of the sites but not the others. So domain #1 has cert ...
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The number of sites on a shared host

I have been looking at a number of shared hosting providers, and I used domaintools.com services to see how many other domains are hosted at a single IP address. I think Hostgator had a high number of ...
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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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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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Im getting the IP of my VPS instead of the domain in Google search results

Im getting the ip of my vps instead of the domain in web results. I don't have the same problem with other sites inside the vps. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName www.todocamino.info ...
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Website opening both on domain name and IP. Is that a problem?

So, http://example.com/ and http://192.0.2.32/ 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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Prevent request via IP address of server

I'm pretty sure there's a way to prevent access to a website through the server IP address and to force the user to enter the domain name instead. so that http://156.56.75.87 should trigger a 403 and ...
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Domain redirect to go daddy shared ip account via IP through an A NAME change

A customers IT department wants to point their domain to a site I've created for them which is hosted on a share GoDaddy account. It's not my primary domain but is a site in a sub directory of its own....
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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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Should a website be directly accessible by its IP address?

I found that many websites display their site content only when you access them by their FQDN (example, example.com). When trying to access by their IP address, they show a 404 site not found error. ...
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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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In my IP query, the response is “SOA prisoner.” What does this mean? [closed]

what does "SOA prisoner" mean in the results of my IP query? Prisoner to what ?