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In a nutshell

An IP address is a unique identifier assigned to each device connected to a computer network. An IP address uniquely identifies a device on the internet the same way that a home address uniquely identifies a home.

The IPv4 address format

An IPV4 address looks like this:

It’s 32 bits in length. It contains four sections (octets), where each octet contains 8 bits.

Each octet can be a value between 0-255 (255 is the max number that can be represented by 8 bits).

The address is separated into two parts: network and host:

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