On Sunday, 27 March 2022 16:07:30 BST Patrick Wigmore wrote:
> What is the IP address of the user's device, and how does it get
> allocated to that device?

The Webserver is also a DHCP Server and a DNS Server.  The bottom 100 
addresses are reserved for devices that a permanently connected, eg river 
system etc.  The top 100 or so addresses are allocated to a user (eg a 
Visitor) by the DHCP Server.  As soon as the user's device is connected to the 
WiFi network, nodogsplash routes his browser to the Webserver.

In other words, when a Visitor connects to the site WiFi he gets a landing 
page on his device which allows him to choose the content he wishes to view.


                Terry Coles

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