How IP addresses work?

elliottlock asked 3 years ago


I've read the Internet VS Local IP post but i'm still confused.

If I have my internet IP of lets say:


And 3 local machines and a router on:

Then if i'm on another machine on the internet how do I ping a particular one of those machines? If I ping Then I'm not contacting the particular machine I want to contact.



1 Answers
wimiadmin Staff answered 3 years ago

Yes...pinging the 212.167.x.x will only get to your router and not an individual machine with a 192.x.x.x address.

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