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i want to know an answer of my simplest question

i have connected two computers by using switch

now we both are chatting to each other

mean to say i have ip
and other pc have

now i send msg from my pc to

that is happening good

but my main question is this

when i try to send message to my own Ip mean to say

what will the trafic sequance?

my message will travell to the switch in case my own ip is send msg to my own ip????
Posted 4-May-12 5:28am

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Solution 1

You should not use as it is a loop back address which will not go on your network.

You should be using something like 192.168.x.x addresses.
prince_rumeel 4-May-12 10:44am
yes sorry to say i m using for my own PC
and for other pc

what will happen if i send message to my own self.mean to my own ip
Mehdi Gholam 4-May-12 10:59am
Your request will go down to your network card which will check that a connection exists and will go back up to you, same as pinging
SAKryukov 4-May-12 15:59pm
This is the answer, a 5.
Mehdi Gholam 4-May-12 16:12pm
Thanks Sergey!

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