What is my IPv4?

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What is an IP address?

An IP address is a number which identifies a device within a computer network. It is part of the internet protocol standard and is being used to transfer data between a sender and a receiver.

What is an IPv4 address?

IPv4 stands for Internet Protocol Version 4, which is a standard who enables a total range of 4.2 billion addresses. It consists of four segments which are divided by dots.

What is the difference between IPv4 and IPv6?

IPv6 stands for IP Version 6. This newer implementation enables a wider scope for issued addresses. In total there can be 2^128 addresses. These are generally displayed in a hexadecimal format. Since the amount of addresses within the IPv4 format is limited and more and more devices worldwide are being connected to the internet and new format had to be introduced. IPv6 enables a wider range of addresses and ensures, that new devices can be connected to the world wide web.