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Searching for IP Addresses

I have a fresh installation of Confluence -- and I've thrown some pages together for testing. I'm having problems searching for IP addresses... Any tips?  or does it just not do that?  My hope was that I could search for the first two octets of an IPV4 Address  (i.e. 192 168 ) and have it bring up data in pages with 192.168

Thanks in advance,

Dave

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Davin_Studer Community Leader May 30, 2019

It is possible ... just not pretty. You can do it with a regex search like below.

/.*192[.]168[.]0[.]50.*/

One thing I found was I am able to find IPs by searching for the first two octets like this:

192.168*

 

It won't work to find the last two octets, but it's something!  It's cool to know that regex would work, but that'd be a real stretch for some of the people to do each time.  Thanks for the suggestion though!

Hi,

I just came across the same issue, although I found I would get a hit if the (full) IP I was searching for didn't have the protocol in front, ie:

192.168.0.1

If the IP is part of a path, ie:

192.168.0.1/index.htm

The search wouldn't find it either.

Thanks for the tips on searching with wildcard and regex though!

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