IP address

  • Unix: Sorting information that isn't quite numeric

    Posted November 30, 2013 - 3:05 pm

    Sorting data numerically and alphanumerically isn't generally much of a challenge on Unix systems, but sometimes .5 is smaller than .11.
  • Groping through big data with grep

    Posted July 6, 2013 - 4:49 pm

    The grep command has a lot more options and "flavors" than the casual command line pioneer might expect, but there are some options and limitations that you should know about when you're working with big data files.
  • 10 free router and IP admin tools you should know about

    Posted January 10, 2013 - 9:00 am

    Who says network operations has to be expensive?
  • IPv6 basics: Getting started with IPv6

    Posted November 15, 2010 - 7:39 am

    Like it or lump it, you're going to need to add IPv6 to your network. Here's how to start.
  • Don't Forget DHCP

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 11:17 am

    When it comes to managing IP addresses, few of us would forget to track the IPs we assign manually to our WAN interfaces, servers, switches, and etc. However, once we decide to assign a DHCP scope to a subnet we tend to "set it and forget it". In many cases, this is a big mistake.
  • File Sharing not Safe for Pirates or Casual Users

    Posted November 10, 2008 - 6:31 pm

    A recent "Which? Computing" (magazine) investigation reportedly found that hundreds of innocent people are being accused of software piracy crime, despite the fact that many have never used file sharing services. (Source: bbc.co.uk)
  • Google cuts time it retains IP address logs to 9 months

    Posted September 9, 2008 - 9:53 am

    In response to regulators' concerns, Google will halve the length of time it holds data linking surfers' IP addresses to their Web searches, the company said in a blog posting late on Monday.
  • Windows Tip: Resolving IP address conflicts

    Posted September 15, 2006 - 3:53 pm

    A basic but often hard to troubleshoot issue that can arise on a TCP/IP network is an IP address conflict. This occurs when two computers on a network are assigned the same IP address, and this situation can arise in three different ways. Clear thinking and sharp eyesight can help your troubleshoot various situations.
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