How to store an IP address in MySQL

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Could anybody tell me what the right field type would be for storing an IP address in MySQL? Also, what's the right way to store it too?
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  • Brijesh
    Hi,

    If you want to store IP address in MySQL, You need to declare it as int unsigned.For retrieving that stored IP address you can use the INET_ATON() and INET_NTOA() function.

    Hope this helps.
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