See also: Network | Address | Internet Protocol | TCP/IP
In IPv4, a 32 bit value, usually represented as a serie of four numbers, each between zero and 255 that serve as unique places to which information is sent and received. In IPv6, a 128 bit value.
IP Addresses are often considered forensic evidence in crimes but are not fool-proof. Detection can be avoided via a proxy, which routes information through a remote location, or many other methods. File sharing networks are often judged on how well they can escape IP Address detection.
- DHCP, protocol automatic allocation of IP addresses on a LAN
- DNS, the most common system to map symbolic names to IP addresses
- Dynamic IP
- MAC Address
- Static IP
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