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"LIPA" and "WIPA" are not widely used terms. They are my way of saying "LAN IP Address" and "WAN IP Address". (By WAN, I mean the Wide Area Network we usually call "the internet".)

LIPAs and WIPAs are numeric, e.g. is a common LIPA for the router at the heart of a LAN that is connected to the internet.

These terms are discussed more fully in an essay I wrote about connecting a webserver to the internet.

See also "IP address".




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