RE: data type for storing IP address?

From: Bobak, Mark <>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 14:20:54 -0400
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Nope. No such datatype exists.



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From: [] On Behalf Of Vordos, Suzy Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 2:07 PM
Subject: data type for storing IP address?


PostgreSQL offers data types for storing IPv4, IPv6, and MAC network addresses. Does Oracle yet have a similar data type that understands IP addresses (and/or IP address ranges such as "") so that greater-than, less-than, between, and other comparisons can be made?


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