IP Address Details
Bogon IP Address
What is a Bogon IP Address?
Some IP addresses and IP ranges are designated for specific purposes, such as local or private networks, and should not be visible on the public internet. These restricted ranges, as well as other IP ranges that have not yet been assigned and hence should not show on the public internet, are frequently referred to as bogons.
Type: Reserved/internal use only
Frequently asked questions
- What exactly is an IP address?
- The IP address (or Internet Protocol address) of your device's network connection is a numerical address. Essentially, it is a collection of criteria that acts as a method of identifying your device on the internet.
- How does an IP address work?
- In the actual world, you may compare Internet Protocol to postal services. A postal code is a unique identification for mail delivery. In layman's terms, an IP address is a digital postal code for internet traffic routing. An IP address is assigned to every device, website, and network server.
- What does an IPv4 IP address look like?
IPv4 address uses 32 binary bits (4 numbers; 0-255) and contains from 4 to 12 digits, 4 numbers separated by dots.
- What does an IPv6 IP address look like?
IPv6 address uses 128 binary bits and can contain up to 45 characters (8 groups of 4 hexadecimal digits separated by 6 colons).
- How can I find information on an IP address?
- That is precisely the purpose of ipbase.com. You may use our web-based tool in your account once you create one at ipbase.com/login. Simply enter the IP address and we'll do the rest.
- How may IP address information be used? What may your IP address be used for?
- We have wonderful clients that are doing amazing things with this information, such as offering geo-specific content, doing security research, and learning more about their consumers and behaviors depending on geography.