Questions about using a static IP address, as opposed to using a dynamically-assigned one.

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What is the risk of a static external IP? What about privacy concerns?

I'm thinking about getting a static external IP from my ISP to access my private network from outside (ssh, nas, etc.) without the need to use a dynamic DNS service. Are there any reasons in terms of ...
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static IP holds good even after changing network to dynamic

I'm using wpa_supplicant as a client to connect to an AP. When i'm trying to change the wireless connection from STATIC to DHCP(dhclient is invoked using the below command with leases ...
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Ubuntu intrepid - static IP networking keeps restarting with DHCP

I've got a linux box with a static IP configured that seems to be ok. The static IP address works for a few hours, and then sets itself back with (what seems like) whatever DHCP tell it to use. ...
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Static IP for up VPN?

To setup a VPN is it necessary to have a static IP? Also VPN is a new concept to me any help (guides) and tips for setting up a VPN Server and Client in Windows (Xp and 7) (alternatively Linux ...
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Zyxel Router Static IP setup

I need assistance with a static ip setup. The router is set up with the details for the static IP and the computer is able to browse the Internet and able to ping the static IP. The problem that comes ...
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local static ip on debian get a dynamic IP when network goes down even if I change the interfaces file

I have a local MYSQL server on Debian 7 x64(wheezy) that I use for centralized local development and testing with almost 10 computers. I need constantly to access by his IP address. Its on DHCP and ...
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Avoid cable modem device limit restriction (MaximumNumberofCPEs)

The cable modem of my ISP is restricted to four devices. Is it possible to avoid this restriction if i connect a WIFI Router with own DHCP server, static IPs etc. to the cable modem so that I can ...
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ipconfig doesn't recognize chinese characters in the SSID

I'm overly confused: I set up my laptop's IP address at a static value (the last useful address pf the DHCP), then I input ipconfig /renew, checked and the laptop address is still the old address. ...
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Need static IP from home (currently using Comcast home service)

I have a remote server (non-Comcast) which I wish to give access to only from my home which uses Comcast. To do so, I need to configure my remote server to only accept access from my home IP. As ...
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what does yast routing for a static ip look like?

What does it actually look like in yast to configure a route for a static ip address? Configuring Routing To make your machine communicate with other machines and other networks, routing ...
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Can't access static IP ubuntu server

I am running an Ubuntu server 14.04 LAMP server within Hyper-V. When using DHCP, everything works. The moment I change it to a static ip by modifying the contents of /etc/network/interfaces to ...
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How to point a public IP to a laptop at my home?

I got a public IP from GoDaddy, on which I want to host my website. I want to create the server at my home, on PC or laptop. I want to test with my laptop, which is connected to internet using a wifi ...
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Windows not using manually set IP Address

Recently my windows machine that has been working without a problem for over a year decided to start using a dynamic IP address instead of the static one I manually configured it to use. The only ...
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How can I make my linksys router always have the same internal IP

I have a modem which is always: 192.168.1.1 My computer is 102.168.1.5 my wife's phone is 192.168.1.4 etc. I reserved these thru mac address on linksys' LAN admin page. How can I make sure that the ...
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How to a setup virtual router on windows so that one can access internet from a mobile using static ip

Some Relevant information My Os is Windows 8 I am accessing internet via a dongle I also share the internet using virtual router(so that i can access internet in my phone) My phone got into trouble ...
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How can I figure out what IPv6 to use if I want to set a static IP for my computer?

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 on my desktop. I changed my connection settings to hardcode my internal IP address as 192.168.0.99 (IPv4). Windows Server 2012 warned me that I should also set ...
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Windows 10 preview PC getting served static and DHCP address

Setup PC: Latest Windows Tech Preview IP address set to static. Router: R7000/DDWRT Lately I've notice, when checking devices that are connected to my router, that this PC has been showing the ...
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Assigning static IP address to Debian machine?

I don't know how to use a static IP address on a Debian machine. Can anyone help? I have the static IP address 83.222.248.100. This is what I've tried: $ cp /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Guest with static IP - slow internet connection, random pings

I have Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine with static ip and bridged network. Internet connection on host is wireless and most of the time works well, but sometimes it is a little bit slower too, but not ...
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How to set static IP in laptop to be used with wireless network

How to set static IP in laptop to be used with wireless network ? I am running Windows 7 Ultimate.
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What is needed to access a CCTV system (based on a static IP)?

I was wondering (since I'm a beginner or intermediate in computer networks), what do you need to access a CCTV system. Let's suppose we have a CCTV system configured with an username and password on ...
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Issues with a Client involving AWS CloudFront and Static IPs

I have a social media website that uses AWS extensively. Through the site we stream video stored in S3, and this video is delivered through CloudFront. I have a Client who is one of our biggest ...
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What is the AT command to retrieve a wireless modem static IP?

Set up with Verizon on a private network. Each wireless modem is assigned a static IP address and MDN from the Verizon network. Is there an AT command string that will retrieve this IP address from ...
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How can I tell if I have static or dynamic IP Address?

Maybe a stupid question but how can I tell if I have a static IP address or a dynamic IP address? Running Fedora-13
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I need HELP/Instructions on how to set up MULTIPLE IP addresses on my home WiFi , I am using Windows 8 and Verizon FIOS cable [closed]

I'm completely new to the whole IP address thing. I am trying to set up 24 different IP addresses on my home network. I have verizon fios cable with the router verizon provided for me. Im using ...
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How to make static ip for mac in its own shared network?

I use Android app mac remote to control my mac. It is achieved by ssh into my mac. Usually the step is : shared mac's network. connect android in the shared network. enable ssh in mac. I can see a ...
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Add static IP to windows XP

In our office we have two internet connections. one for main use and one for backup. this backup connection equipped with WImax connection and cisco 800 series router.this is always ready to plug to ...
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Automate static and DHCP switch

Is it possible to automate switching the DHCP and Static IP usage for a specified interface in Win7? I have an AP connected to an other and when the other AP goes offline it does not give my PC an ...
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I cannot see my web Server from behind my Linksys Router with ISP Static Address

I have a Zentyal Server with an external NIC (For Internet) and Internal NIC (For LAN) My problem is that I cannot see my Zentyal Server on the Internet. My 2nd problem is my domain name is not ...
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Does a router know not to hand out static IP addresses to other devices?

I set a computer on my network to use a Static IP address Shutdown the computer so its not on and not connected to the network Question: How does my router know not to hand out that IP address to ...
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yast network settings: print or log

I'm trying to configure a static ip address on OpenSuSe but don't know how to log or print the network settings to the console with Yast. How do I print out the yast settings? I've been reading the ...
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How to assign different static IP addresses to the same machine depending on its OS?

I was wondering if it is possible, e.g. to assign/reserve one static IP to a computer when it's running windows and assign a second static IP to the same computer/MAC address when it's running Linux? ...
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Access point IP range [closed]

I have 2 routers set up as access points on my network, with static addresses outside the range of the main router. Should I configure the IP range of the access points to be OUTSIDE the range of the ...
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Static ip routes not persisting after a reboot on Debian Wheezy

I am trying to set up the Ethernet address with a public IP address given by my ISP. However, the default gateway is on a different subnet than the IP address. This is unusual but perfectly ...
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Buffalo with DD-WRT not applying static ip address

Not sure what's going on here. I have a Buffalo that came with DD-WRT v24SP2-MULTI(04/12/11)_std firmware. I go into Services tab and under Static Leases set a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine's MAC ...
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Do you need a static IP address to setup a Web Server?

I'm thinking of getting a virtual server with a Linux Debian operating system. Now, does a Web server need a static IP address to register to the DNS server and point the location? or how would you ...
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Configure a raspbery pi and a pc running ubuntu and share internet connection

1-I want to connect my raspberry pi to my pc via a wired connection and share my pc's internet connection. 2-Can I give my pi a static ip?
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Preferred address not being updated/broadcast

A static IP was changed on one on the computers on my network (Windows web server 2008 r2). Now I can't connect to that PC using its computer name. using the new IP is OK but when I ping the PC by ...
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DHCP Reservation vs Static IP address

So after browsing some websites, some people are telling me that static IP address is the best. But others say the DHCP Reservation is just as good if not the same. So what is better? Or are they ...
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Ethernet adapter with static IP configuration not accessible on start up

My home workstation motherboard has two Ethernet adapters. Both ports connect to the same local network and Internet router. The only difference is one is set as DHCP while the other has a static IP ...
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How to configure a Cisco ASA with a static IP from Comcast

I have a single static IP from Comcast. I have my modem/router set in a transparent bridge mode and I have a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) receiving the connections from the modem. The ASA ...
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Can't Access Static IP from VM on Different Network

I am running Parallels 10 on my MacBook Pro (Mav 10.9.4). The guest VM is windows 7. The network is set to be Bridged. I have installed a web server on the Windows Guest. I am using a static IP ...
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Port forwarding Actiontec GT784WN with CenturyLink static IP

We have a static IP through CenturyLink and are connecting to the internet just fine with our Actiontec GT784WN. We have installed a device that needs port forwarding. I've gone to the Advanced Setup ...
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How to finish my DNS setup?

I've been working on a small project the past couple days and have hit a small wall. This is what I have so far: Static IP from Comcast Registered Domain from Dynadot Local Arch Linux DNS box ...
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linux setting a server to static ip and server name

I have written an app which will run on a server. I have little experience with network configuration and such things. Now I have set-up the server and everything works how I want however I want 2 ...
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Configuring static IP address for using Remote Desktop Connection

I have a static IP address provided by my ISP. I have three machines at my home. I want to remotely access one of my machines (Windows Server 2003) using Remote Desktop Connection from any location. ...
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Is it possible to host your own website without a static ip address?

If I set up a DNS server with BIND, does that effect this scenario ? (I'm under the impression that it does) Again I'm under the impression that If I set up a DNS server then I can put up an apache ...
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How to use my static IP outside the network?

I want to use my static IP when I'm far away of my network / router. Like to make it portable. I'm not sure how to achieve this. Maybe through a vpn or proxy server? What's the simplest way to achieve ...
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Setting a static ip in Ubuntu 14 is becoming an all day project today

I've never in my life have had so much difficulty in setting up a static ip. I've researched pass questions on askubuntu.com and have looked up multiple references and documents on setting up a static ...
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Static IP received from ISP, want to assign it to my OpenBSD VM

I have a virtual machine setup with OpenBSD that I am using to for playing around with and I wanted to assign one of the static IPs from the block I received from Comcast to the machine. I have a ...