What Is an IP Address?

An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.

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IP Adres
Hostname by IP ec2-100-24-125-162.compute-1.amazonaws.com





IP addresses and internet

Every computer on the internet or a network has a number with which it can be identified. It seems like a telephone number that is also unique. This unique number is called an IP address. Usually companies have their own IP address or IP-ranges. Because you have access to the internet through your internet provider you use the IP address of your provider.

The helpdesk asks for an IP address, now what?

Whether you use Fiber, ADSL, Cable or a telephone line, sooner or later malfunctions do occur. Sometimes an helpdesk employee needs your IP address to solve the issues you have. You can easily find it above.

Your location via IP

Your location can be (approximately) determined based on an IP address. Sometimes your computer is behind a proxy server or you use a VPN connection, so that a different IP address is used and it appears that you are in a different location.

Your location based on your IP-Adress100.24.125.162 is : Hamburg, HH, Germany


How to Find Your Router’s IP Address

Do you want to set up WIFI on your router but have lost the IP address? Most suppliers use a standard address that starts with 192.168.xxx.xxx.
The most common router IP addresses per supplier are in the overview below.


LeverancierRouter IP-Adres
D-Link, 0.30, 0.50, 1.1,
Linksys, 1.1
Motorola, 20.1, 30.1, 62.1, 100.1, 102.1, 1.254
Netgear, 0.227
Trendnet, 1.1, 2.1, 10.1,
U.S. Robotics, 2.1, 123.254
Zyxel, 2.1, 4.1, 10.1, 1.254,, 0.138


Find your IP Addres manualy

Windows 10 > Search > type "cmd"  to open the command prompt.
Windows 7 & 8 > Startmenu > type "cmd"  to open the command prompt.

Type "ipconfig" at the prompt. The value thta you find at default gateway is the IP address you are looking for.

See the last line at the example:

cmd ipconfig default gateway