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New IP addresses

In the course of a restructuring we have expanded our IP address range. If you have restricted access to Livewatch, we ask you to update the IP address ranges in your configuration. We have added the following IP addresses to the existing IP list:

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Knowledge Base

Here we answer questions about server monitoring from Livewatch. If you have a question that we have not yet answered here, please contact us.

Ip lookup

"Ip lookup" refers to searching for information about a specific IP address. The term is often used to describe the process of discovering details about an IP address. This can include different types of information depending on the resources available and the type of IP address lookup. Here are some aspects that can be captured during an “IP lookup”:

  1. Geographic Information:

    • The geographical location, such as the country, region or city where the device or server associated with the IP address is located.
  2. ISP (Internet Service Provider):

    • The Internet service provider that assigned the IP address. This can provide information about which provider is providing Internet access.
  3. Type of Service:

    • Information about whether the IP address is connected to a server, router or other network device. This can help identify the purpose of the device.
  4. Reverse DNS Lookup:

    • Finding out the associated domain name (if any) by reversing the DNS resolution. This makes it possible to infer the associated domain name from an IP address.
  5. Blacklist Status:

    • Check whether the IP address is registered in known spam or security blacklists.
  6. Technical Information:

    • Information about the technical aspects of the IP address, such as the Internet Protocol version (IPv4 or IPv6) and other technical details.

Methods for IP Lookup:

  1. Online Tools:

    • There are many websites and online tools that offer IP lookup services. You can simply enter the IP address and the tool will give you information about it.
  2. Command line tools:

    • On a computer, you can use command-line tools such as "nslookup" (on Windows) or "dig" (on Unix-based systems) to look up IP addresses and retrieve associated information.
  3. Specialized Services:

    • There are specialized services and databases that collect IP address information for security analysis, network monitoring and other purposes.

It is important to note that not all information about an IP address is available or accurate. Some information may be restricted due to privacy or security considerations, and the accuracy of the information may vary.

What information does my public IP address reveal?

Your public IP address alone doesn't reveal much personal information, but it can still reveal some general information about your internet connection and location. Here is the main information that may be accessible through the public IP address:

  1. General geographical location: A rough geographical location can be determined based on the public IP address. However, this is usually limited to the city or country and not your exact address.

  2. Internet Service Provider (ISP): The IP address allows you to identify the Internet service provider through which you are connected to the Internet.

  3. Type of Internet connection: The IP address can sometimes also be used to determine the type of Internet connection, for example whether it is a DSL, cable or mobile connection.

  4. Proxy Usage: In some cases it can be detected if you are using a proxy server to hide your IP address.

It is important to note that the public IP address is usually assigned to your internet router and not directly to your computer. Therefore, it provides only limited information about individual devices on a network.

However, there are various online tools and services that attempt to provide more detailed information about an IP address, including possible security issues or services running on that IP address. Typically, this information is limited and not as detailed as the information a service provider might have about you. To protect your privacy, it is advisable to be conscious of your personal information online and ensure that your network settings are configured securely.