Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Internet Addresses

Scan through the following links to assist you in answering the following questions.

1.    What is a URL?
  • The protocol ("http")
  • The server name ("www.howstuffworks.com")
  • The file name ("web-server.htm")

  • 2.    What is an IP address and how is it related to a URL?
    IP stands for Internet protocol, and these addresses are 32-bit numbers.  It relates to internet beacuse of HTTP componant of the URL.

    3.    Given our school website's URL is http://www.mcauley.nsw.edu.au, what is our domain name and what protocol do you need to use to access the site?

    Mcauley domain

    4.    In the context of an IP address, what is an octet?

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