What is IP address ?

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    What is IP address ?

    IP address is known as Internet Protocol address.it is a numerical values assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. 

    IP address serves two methods functions: 

    - host or network interface identification

    - Location addressing

    1- It is numeric assigned number to a device to identify that device in TCP/IP network.  Example. 

    2- It stands for Internet Protocol.It is used to identify device,when so many devices are connected over same network. 

    3- It is a software address to identify host in local network. 

    4- IP addresses are managed by the IP address service providers. 

    5- IP address standards:- there are two types of IP standards available IPv4(containing 32 bits) and IPv6(containing 128bit) 

    6- Private and Public IP address for LAN on WAN(Wide area network) 

    7- Static and Dynamic IP address.