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IP Address Tracing and Privacy
Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
Not really. In some cases it will work, or at least get close. But, for example, an AOL user's IP address will probably point you at the location of AOL's world headquarters, not the user's location. Other ISPs may also often work that way. So when things don't match, which will happen frequently, it doesn't neccessarily mean something's wrong with yout customer.
Could you help? I have brought Paessler Router Traffic Grapher (PRTG) which cost a lot of money. It helps me monitor my website to see if its up or down as I'm using the very unprodictable piczo.com. How can I get the IP address for my website (www.wu-mings-den.piczo.com). When I go to enter a site it usually says "finding site/connecting site or connecting to [example 131.43.454.4]" but it doesn't tell me any more. I need to know the IP address or the DNS name, what is a DNS name?
JJ: It's hard to say if it actually happened, but depending on how the PM software was written it would certainly be possible to get your IP.
I also don't understand how you can have an IP from both the phone company and AOL. If you're connected to the internet you should have only one IP.
What are the scenarios for two computers to have the same IP address when accessing web sites and reading articles. (these people are supposedly from two different citys)
Is there any site where i can just enter the IP address, and it will display the Home Address and Phone Number, if it can find it for this address? i dont need state and city.
No. That information cannot be determined from an IP address with out the help of the ISP owning that IP address. This help is difficult to obtain.
oops i meant:
can two people have the same IP address?
No, internet addresses must be unique. If you are behind a router, your machine may have the same ip address as anothe rmachine elsewhere behind a router, but you'd never see it. The addresses on the internet musy be unique.
If you want to know your current ip address, go to http://www.findmyip.com/
How can you determine someones IP address when using MSN Messanger?
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