Hosting Glossary

IP address

IP address or Internet Protocol Address is a unique address of host or computer network, which is built on TCP/IP protocols. There are two types of these protocols: IPv4 and IPv6.

  • IP address record of A-type is a record of a four groups of four numbers from 0 to 255 divided by dots. For example,
  • IP address record of AAAA-type is a record of an eight groups of four digits divided by colons. For example, 2001:0db8:11a3:09d7:1f34:8a2e:07a0:765d.