When we talk about internet or any network or networking, the first thing comes in our mind is ip address.Today here i am going to brief IP.There are a lot of confusion among newbie reated to IP,IP ADDRESS and IP ADDRESSING.Some think IP and IP ADDRESS are two different thing,but some think both are same.Few are confused when people talk about IP ADDRESSING. If you want o understand the INTERNET or any NETWORK you must know what IP is.That’s why today i have decided to write a short note on IP here.
What is IP?
IP is communication protocol of TCP/IP suit which is used within a network or outside a network or between two or more networks.
What is IP ADDRESS?
IP ADDRESS is a numeric address used by communicating device using TCP/IP suite for the purpose of communication and it also to define a device uniquely in a network(which means in a network no two device can have same ip address).
What is IP ADDRESSING?
It is just an addressing structure to implement IP ADDRESS.
Version of IP ADDRESS.
There are two version of IP ADDDRESS:
1.IPv4 (32 bit)
2.IPv6 (128 bit)