Term - IP Address
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Thursday 23rd November 2017
An IP Address is the unique indentifier of a computer or device connected to the Internet. All devices on the Internet must have a unique IP Address in order to communicate with other devices on the Internet. When a device wants to communicate with another devices it will intiate a connection using the IP Address of the machine it is trying to connect to. If that address is not reachable or not being used then it will fail to connect.
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