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Why does my IP address become Google's IP address when using Chrome on the mobile?

You have Data Saver turned on in the settings of Google Chrome. It proxies all your HTTP (not HTTPS or incognito) traffic through an optimisation server at Google to make the pages smaller.
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IP ADDRESS request vs. DOMAIN NAME request?

I think I found my answer. So, the thing is, because I bought a shared hosting package, they also gave me a shared IP. My guess is, this IP has many websites next to mine and they're all accessible ...
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Will altering my HOSTS file allow me to access sites that can't be directly accessed via IP?

Yes - altering a HOSTS file locally to redirect a domain to an IP isn't the same as simply typing in that IP into the browser. The reason why is that in shared hosting, one IP address houses multiple ...
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When buying a domain what are the differences between nameservers (NS records) and other DNS servers?

The answers so far write about name servers and DNS as though they were two different things. They aren't. A DNS server is a name server. There are other name services, e.g. Corba's COSNaming, the RPC ...
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When buying a domain what are the differences between nameservers (NS records) and other DNS servers?

I think in order to clarify what is going on it helps to have an overview. The first thing to keep in mind is the internet runs on IP addresses, but people would rather remember words (domains) than ...
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Why is "googlehosted.com" in the DNS records for our website after signing up for DDOS protection?

This is an old question but I recently ran into this issue and see that your question wasn't really answered. The *.dv.googlehosted.com CNAME record is for Google Apps, now known as GSuite, to verify ...
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Getting IP address and location of my own server instead of visiting user's

Here's the Nginx Conf which works for me, placed at the path /etc/nginx/conf.d/example.com.conf. server { listen 80; listen [::]:80; server_name example.com; proxy_set_header Host $...
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When buying a domain what are the differences between nameservers (NS records) and other DNS servers?

In simple terms: The nameserver tells the internet where the DNS records are located e.g. ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com Then the DNS at example.com tells the internet where to find different ...
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Can't find the IP address of regular visitor which creates %100 Bounce Rate on my site!

This problem is related to spam actions against your GA account. Neither the WP plugin nor the php code would be able to record ghost visitor's (aka Ghost referral) IP address because they are hitting ...
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Can you hide a server IP address using Cloudflare?

You can host your website anywhere with good connectivity and get good rankings for a particular area - Google likely keys off the domain suffix more then the IP address (which hints at actual ...
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Deploy IIS publicly when my ISP changes my IP address regularly

The easiest way is to use a Dynamic DNS (DDNS) provider. There are a number available: https://freedns.afraid.org/ https://www.noip.com/ https://www.duckdns.org/
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Block ip range using htaccess

IP ranges are specified in .htaccess using CIDR notation. The simplest rule that you could use would be Deny from 159.138.0.0/16 Which would block slightly too much: CIDR Range 159.138.0.0/16 ...
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Use IP address as the Origin when Creating a Cloudfront Distribution?

There are two reasons that I wouldn't expect a CDN to allow you to specify the origin server by IP address: Most websites are not accessible via IP address. Most hosting is on shared hosting where ...
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Fixing my mail servers outgoing IP being on spam blacklists

Don't bother getting that IP off those lists. Too much effort, outcome uncertain, and no guarantee for the future. How much mail do you send? Is that hundreds of mails per months, or tens of ...
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Will altering my HOSTS file allow me to access sites that can't be directly accessed via IP?

The short answer is yes. Adding the domain name and IP to your HOSTS file will resolve the domain, locally, to the IP you have entered. When you then visit that domain in your web browser, along with ...
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Can DNS point to specific port?

What you are looking for is Dynamic DNS (DDNS) with port forwarding and a majority of DDNS service providers are offering port forwarding as well. You can then set up your domain something.something....
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Should an IP be automatically blacklisted for a given timeframe after so many bad requests within a minute?

These look like vulnerability profiling. Basically, they are looking for vulnerabilities to exploit. If you can block these, you should. These are likely coming from open proxies. Instead of ...
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When buying a domain what are the differences between nameservers (NS records) and other DNS servers?

The short answer is that a DNS and NS (name server) is the more or less the same thing but not really. The term Name Server refers to a role that a DNS server fulfills. A DNS server is a form of ...
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Understanding multiple @ symbols in DNS settings

I don't understand how multiple @ symbols work in the DNS settings Absolutely like any other kind of resource record, there is nothing special about this, it is a shortcut to the zone itself. For ...
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Proof exclusive ownership of IP address

The customer requires proof of ownership of the dedicated IP address. Unless this customer is willing to pay an massive premium for you to really own an IP address block (more info...is this a ...
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50% traffic coming from a single IP on website

Arin.net shows that this is /16 subnet mask meaning that RGH has 65K IP address in their subnet. That's quite a few IP addresses given that many companies NAT their internal networks anymore for ...
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Block ip range using htaccess

Deny from 159.138.1 You can specify partial IP addresses, but only so far as whole bytes. So, you could write: Deny from 159.138 Which is the same as 159.138.0.0/16 using CIDR notation - which "...
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IP ADDRESS request vs. DOMAIN NAME request?

Yes, it is very unusual to get a dedicated website IP address these days unless you specifically ask for one, and usually at a cost. Typically the hosts node apache/nginx server will run a default ...
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Get IP range of "Microsoft Corp" network provider

Microsoft provides a downloadable CSV file with a pretty comprehensive list of their public IP address space. As of August 2018, you can download a copy of it directly from microsoft.com. (It's not ...
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How can I check if my hosting provider blocked outbound traffic to some IP's?

The best method would be to ask your hosting provider, but if you have SSH access you could do a simple ping, curl or even traceroute. If you do not have SSH access then you may be able to run this ...
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Should my web server listen on its IP address, or the public IP address with port forwarding?

It should listen on the IP address assigned to the PC on the LAN. When you're behind a router at home, the PC has no idea of outside world IP numbers. Remember that you are port forwarding, not IP ...
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What is the range of IPs that someone with a dynamic IP address can be assigned?

I have written this answer as simply as I know how. I have left out some details, of course, and generalized the answer for a clearer answer. Every entity that requires IP addresses is allocated a ...
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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

To answer the question, "who is responsible", the only people who can change the DNS record for rainstor would be whoever has control of their DNS records. It might be rainstor directly or it might be ...
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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?

You don't need a domain name to access a website. You just need a web server with a static IP and every time you want to access that server you should remember that number. That is what the domain ...
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How to setup htaccess to redirect both IP and www.example.com to example.com

Point #1: You must make sure that the hostname or IP address you are trying to redirect is already pointing to the web-host & location where you have the .htaccess file. If they are being ...
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