The question of whether or not you should use a dedicated IP address or a shared IP address for WordPress hosting can be quite controversial. This is partially due to the amount of wrong and outdated information on the web in regards to dedicated IPs and how they work. IP stands for Internet Protocol and is an address that is assigned to each domain on the web for example: You can think of the DNS as a phone book for the world wide web. When you type Google. The mapping to the IP address is then done behind the scenes by the server, which allows you to use the domain name to access it. Currently, there are two types of IP addresses being used on the web, and even locally by ISPs and devices such as your home router. They are IPv4 and IPv6 :. Basically, we ran out of IPs!
What Is a Dedicated IP Address?
Failover IPs are IPs that can be easily moved from device to device. This makes them optimal for networking VMs on a Dedicated Server, load balancing, IP aliasing, and many other use cases. In this guide, we will cover everything you need to know about how to use failover IPs with OVHcloud. In this section, we will cover a couple of concepts about failover IPs that are important to understand from a networking perspective. It does not denote a subnet. Every IP is routed through the host. This means that every IP a customer purchases can be used since no addresses need to be reserved for network, broadcast, or gateway. Your gateway IP address will be determined independently of your failover IP block. This means a Dedicated Server's gateway will always be the first three octets of its IP followed by.
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