What is my IP Address?
Your IP is:
- IP type:
- Country code:
- Host Name:
What is a IP?
IP is the acronym of Internet Protocol. This is the stándar communication protocol used in the internet. The IP address is used for device identification like computers, servers, printers, etc. over a network. This is possible using a unique series of numbers or digits that are asigned to each devices and make posible the communication between them. An IP address can be fixed or temporary assigned to you, it is depends on your internet service provider (ISP).
How do I get a static IP address?
An static IP address is the type of IP assignment that never change. Your Internet Service Provider
can provide you a Static IP on request for free or for a extra cost on your current plan.
An static IP can be useful if you need host some service that require always a fixed address to connect to.
How do I get a dynamic IP address?
An dynamic IP address is the type of IP assignment that can rotate at any time. Most of the Internet Service Providers use this method to reuse an limited block of IPv4 addresses, so probably you are already using static IP. To check this write down the IP from above, disconnect your router from the power source, wait 15 second, turn on again and check if this page shows the same address.
What is IPv4?
IPv4 is the acronym of Internet Protocol Version 4. This is the most used protocol for Internet communication, this protocol is used for assign and identificate devices using a unique series of numbers that consist on 32 binary bits in four groups, separated by dots, with three numbers from 0 to 255. IPv4 is limited to an estimated amount of 4,294,967,296 available address. Example of IPv4: 220.127.116.11
What is IPv6?
IPv6 is the acronym of Internet Protocol Version 6. This protocol is an update of the IPv4. This version use eight groups separated by colons, with four hexadecimal digits (from 0 to 9 and a to f). This update make posible to exist an estimated amount of 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 available addresses. Example of IPv6: 1800:CD20:1500:0000:0000:0000:0000:0001