I have a very crude script set up that I am using to keep track of IP
addresses, MAC addresses, etc and it dumps into mysql.  I am using a
column called "id" which is my primary key and auto-increments.  My
question is that I want to make sure that I don't get duplicate IP
addresses added into the database and right now it is a varchar field
and anything can be put in there.  If I change the column and make it my
primary key will that prohibit duplicate entries?  Is there a better way
to do this?  I am not a programmer either so I am having to hack my way
through this.  The second thing that I wanted to do was to be able to
run a simple web form search for either ip addresses or computer name
and return results.  From what I have seen this seems pretty complex -
any thoughts?

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