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What's an IP address?
An IP address is the address of a computer connected to the Internet by TCP/IP. It consists of a series of four numbers separated by dots (for example 123.45.67.89).

Domain names, such as www.yourdomain.com, are easier for we mere humans to remember, so DNS (domain name service) servers associate each IP address with a URL like www.yourdomain.com. When you point your browser toward www.yourdomain.com, your browser takes you to the corresponding IP address.

Last updated: May 16, 2005.