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IP address

A unique number that identifies a workstation on a TCP/IP network and specifies routing information. Each workstation on a network must be assigned a unique IP address, which consists of the network ID, plus a unique host ID assigned by the network administrator. This address is usually represented in dot-decimal notation, with the decimal values separated by a period (for example 123.45.6.24).

A 32-bit address used to identify a node on a network. Each node on the network must be assigned a unique address in dotted decimal notation, such as 125.132.42.7. See also local IP address, remote IP address.

A unique number that identifies a workstation on a TCP/IP network and specifies routing information. Each workstation on a network must be assigned a unique IP address, which consists of the network ID, plus a unique host ID assigned by the network administrator. This address is usually represented in dot-decimal notation, with the decimal values separated by a period (for example, 123.45.6.24).

An identifier for a computer or other device on a TCP/IP network, written as four eight-bit numbers separated by periods. Messages and other data are routed on the network according to their destination IP addresses. See also virtual IP address.

An identifier for a computer or other device on a TCP/IP network, written as four eight-bit numbers separated by periods. Messages and other data are routed on the network according to their destination IP addresses.

See also virtual IP address

A unique number consisting of four parts separated by dots, (IP) Internet Protocol address, that identifies a computer on the LAN.

IP address is a unique number that devices use to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network.

A unique number that devices use to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network.

IP address is a unique number that the devices use to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network.