Basic Terminology

IP Address

IP Address is a unique logical address provided to each computer system on the internet network. 


What is IP address of my computer?

To know the IP address of any computer execute following steps:

  1. Go to Start
  2. Click on Run
  3. Type 'cmd' and press OK button
  4. Command prompt will open
  5. Type 'ipconfig'
  6. Press Enter button

You will find the result as shown in the screenshot given below.



There are two types of IP mentioned:


1. IPv4

This address is made up of four positive whole numbers in the range of 0 to 255. Each positive whole number is separated by dot (.)

For example, and


2. IPv6

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