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Internet protocol numerical address assigned to each computer on the Internet so that its location
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An '''IP address''' is the numerical address assigned to each computer on the [[internet]] so that its location and activities can be distinguished from those of other computers.  
and activities can be distinguished from those of other computers. The format is ##.##.##.## with
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each number ranging from 0 through 255 (e.g. 125.45.87.204)
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IP address generally refers to the IPv4 addresses, a 32 bit value represented as 4 blocks of 8 bit values separated by periods ([[wikipedia:dot-decimal notation|dot-decimal notation]]).  This will look like ##.##.##.## with each number ranging from 0 through 255.

Latest revision as of 16:26, 12 April 2012

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