What is an IPv4 Address? IPv6?

Both IPv4 and IPv6 are simply put types of addresses that help machines to communicate with each other over networks.

It’s easy to tell an IPv4 Address and IPv6 apart. IPv4 is a numeric address separated by periods, whereas IPv6 is a longer alphanumeric one separated by colons.

IPv4 Example:
IPv6 Example: 2001:0db7:84b4:0000:0000:8a8e:0370:7334

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