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IP address

n
(Computer Science) computing internet protocol address: the numeric code that identifies all computers that are connected to the internet
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IP address

[aɪˈpiːəˌdres] N (Comput) =Internet Protocol addressdirección f IP

IP address

n (Comput, Internet) → IP-Adresse f
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The database of IP address accounting should contain all IP addresses of telecom operator, actual addresses and users of each IP address.
9) It should be noted that although residential customers are generally assigned dynamic IP addresses, in actuality, they change infrequently.
In fact, IP addresses have been one of the major weapons in the fight against credit card fraud, internet predators, and online criminal activities since the internet's invention.
The problem exists because Ethernet networks handle mapping of IP addresses (those used to find each machine) to MAC addresses (those that uniquely identify a particular machine on the LAN) very informally.
DHCP is a communications protocol found on most networks; it allows network administrators to manage and automate the assignment of IP addresses in an organization's network.
In the event an iSCSI intelligent storage switch is temporarily off-line, the second storage switch attached to the same storage and the same host network can take over the IP addresses and data communication for the off-line switch.
03's four new spam-blocking features: Identify adult subjects even if subject line is using an alternate character set or Base 64 encoding; automatically add a sender's IP address to the spam content category of the integrated content filter database if the majority of e-mail from that address is spam; conduct a DNS query on known spam URLs and add the corresponding IP addresses to the spam category in the content filter database; and check the IP addresses of unknown URLs to determine whether they are from a spam-categorized IP address.
Domain names make the Internet more easily interpretable to humans than IP addresses, which are the Internet's underlying system of numerical addresses (IP addresses are discussed in greater detail ahead).
Commonly, small business and home networks are set up with Internet service that uses a pool of IP addresses for Internet connectivity, and thus, most have dynamic IP addresses.
This growth is creating a glut of IP addresses, a complex, hard-to-manage networking environment, and a need for automated IP address management.
The consequence of inaccurately configuring DHCP is that end users may not be able to obtain IP addresses to access the network.
DHCP is employed to manage the IP addresses of the iSCSI storage elements and the SSCs.