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IP Address: Every computer that communicates over the Internet is assigned an IP address that uniquely identifies the device. An IP address consists of 4 octets of numbers from 0-255, such as An IP address consists of two parts, one identifying the network and one identifying the node, or host. The Class of the address determines which part belongs to the network address and which part belongs to the node address. All nodes on a given network share the same network prefix but must have a unique host number. See also Static IP Address and Dynamic IP Address. top

Dynamic IP Address: An IP Address which changes each time a computer connects to the internet. A dynamic address assists in security for outside sources won't be able to communicate with the moving location of the device. top

Static IP Address: An IP Address which remains constant, useful for remote communication. top



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