John Carmack tweeted,I can send an IP packet to Europe faster than I can send a pixel to the screen. How f’d up is that?And if this weren’t John Carmack, I’d file it under “the interwebs being ...
Using Ubuntu 10.10, I was wondering if there was a command line command that can list all the IPs of devices connected to the network?I would use this for example, to list all the computers ...
I understand that IP addresses are hierarchical, so that routers throughout the internet know which direction to forward a packet. With MAC addresses, there is no hierarchy, and thus packet forwarding ...
In discussions about IP address banning, IP 188.8.131.52 is often cited as an example. According to Wikipedia, this IP address is the public address of "the entire nation of Qatar". There are two ...
On a personal network (LAN) one can simply grab an IP address. If you choose the same IP address as an existing client, you get problems. There are companies like IANA and ICANN that are in charge of ...
Is there an IP address that would result in any packet sent to be ignored (blackholed)?I know I can always set up a router with an IP address and then just have it ignore all packets sent to it, but ...
I have a security system and the network setting only allows a three-digit IP address. I can't set it to 192.168.2.100, instead I have to use 192.168.002.100.Are these two IP addresses different? Do ...
I wondered what is the origin of the decision to make localhost's IP address 127.0.0.1. What is the "meaning" of 127? what is the "meaning" of 0.0.1?
Some web servers, when accessed using their IP address, return an error that direct IP address access is not allowed.I've been wondering for some time how this works. I mean, doesn't the browser ...
I understand how subnet-masks are used to divide a network into sub-networks, but, why does every computer in the network need to know the subnet-mask and not just the router? I could understand it, ...
An interesting question was asked of me and I did not know what to answer. So I'll ask here.Let's say I subscribed to an ISP and I'm using cable internet access. The ISP gives me a public IP address ...
I'm at a computer camp, and I noticed that every single device connected to the network has a different public IP, which really surprised me. What is even more strange is that their public IPs are ...
I have a device set with a static IP and subnet mask. I do not know the IP or subnet mask. How can I find the devices IP and subnet mask?It is a piece of hardware, not a PC. It will not take an IP ...
While working on math, I encountered a number and wondered if it had any significance. So, in the browser search bar I entered it ("0.693"). I got redirected to the IP address 0.0.2.181, which ...
How to route only specific subnet (source ip) to a particular interface?OS: LinuxI know I can do easily by destination IP by using something like route add 184.108.40.206/24 dev eth4 but I do not ...