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

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What prevents my ISP from assigning me a dynamic IPv4 address and static IPv6 address(es)? [closed]

Till now I never heard of an Internet Service Provider anywhere on the world, that assigns static IPv6 addresses besides the one dynamic IPv4 address, to private customers. Is there a technical ...
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Two static IPs on one DSL modem, computer A can't see computer B over the WAN

Both computers have internet access and can browse to any other domain or IP except the ones on the same incoming modem. The configuration is: DSL modem with 5 static IPs one switch connected to the ...
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how can i assign a static ip to just one device on my home network

EDIT: just found the answer myself by looking under 'Address Reservation' I want to assign a static ip to my android phone on my home network The other devices ipads, other computers, etc it doesn't ...
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Wireless access point won't allow more than 1 connection

We have a Netgear WGT624 set up as an access point to provide wireless access on our wired network. The wired network has one PC acting as a DHCP server and internet gateway - the WGT624 is set up ...
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how to map my valid ip address to my server?

I have a valid IP address set on my router. I want to map the IP address to my server running windows server 2008 r2 enterprise, But I don't know how to do it! Can any body please help me with this? ...
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How do I setup a virtualbox server with a static ip on real server?

I have dedicate server run Windows server 2008 Standard with 2 static IP is: 1.1.1.1 and 1.1.1.2. And I have setup virtualbox server run Ubuntu Server 13 on Windows server. How I can set static IP ...
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If I configure a DHCP server to give a specific MAC address a specific IP, can I (safely) manually configure the device with a static IP?

I have a device which doesn't have an option to pick up an IP address via DHCP. If I configure my DHCP server to give a specific IP to the MAC address of that device (effectively reserving that ...
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Static and dynamic networks on the same network adapter

I've got this wireless connection issue that I want to ask about. A couple of days ago, I set up a static IP address so that I can use DCC IRC send option. However since I'm in uni I always carry my ...
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connecting to the internet while nat is disabled

I have four PCs, and i want to use one of them as a web server, but i still want to surf the internet from the four PCs at the same time. in Egypt we have an ISP called "tedata" which offer three ...
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Static IP WAN Settings for Dedicated Internet Connection

I recently purchased a dedicated Internet connection from an ISP and was shocked when I was told I had to have a Cisco 800 series router or higher in my home network to properly configure the network ...
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Trouble of having ipad conneted to adhoc with static ip

all. I am having problem about the ipad wifi connection to adhoc (by win7) with static ip. The procedure is: Connect to the Internet with wired local network connection (autoconfiguration, ...
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How to route traffic from another network to the internet

I am doing a bit of experimentation with my home network and have the following setup: +---------+ +----------+ +-----------+ +----------+ | Host A |_WiFi_| Router A =1)___(2= ...
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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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I need to SSH into VirtualBox Ubuntu, but I'm an idiot noob [closed]

I'm running a basic Ubuntu 12.10 server with LAMP and OpenSSH packages installed in VirtualBox. The reason I did this is because my school's server breaks connection when I need to FTP my projects ...
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Howto setup Internet Connection Sharing with static IPs

I got the following setup: One client Windows-PC with a fixed IP 10.0.0.10, one Host with 2 LAN adapters (fixed 10.0.0.20 and DHCP 192.168.0.xxx). I'd like to share the network connection of the host ...
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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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All statically assigned addresses, but dhcpcd still runs?

I have a VM (on ESXi 5.1.0) running Debian Wheezy (7.0). eth0 has a statically assigned address. eth1 was DHCP-assigned, and now I want to make it static. Here is my old /etc/network/interfaces: # ...
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Using VMware for Static IPs and BD Ip Organizer V2.1

Hardware: Laptop running Windows 8 and A DSL Modem/Wifi from TDS Isp. 6 Static IP addresses from the ISP (5) Useable, (1) Assigned to the the DSL Modem. What I need to do: I need to setup Vmware ...
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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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Connecting PC with static IP to netbooter

I am trying to connect a netBooter to a computer with a static IP address. The instructions in the netbooter ( http://www.synaccess-net.com/support.php ) say that I can connect the netbooter directly ...
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How can I verify if my IP address in Ubuntu was set statically or dynamically?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 and would like to know if my IP address for the network connection is set statically or dynamically. cat /etc/network/interfaces is not especially helpful as it only shows auto ...
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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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Sharing static IP address

I want to share the one static IP address my office has (small office). My boss has the DSL coming into an IP telephony box/router, with one Ethernet port coming out. ipconfig shows the gateway to be ...
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Using Static IP at Work and Wireless at Home

At work, I have an XP laptop with a static IP. At home, I have a wireless router. I don't want to remove the static address, but I would like the laptop to recognize my home network. What would I ...
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How to electronically determine if ISP assigns DHCP addresses in RFC1918 range

Is there an electronic method/protocol/public-website that I can use to definitively determine whether or not my ISP assigns (RFC1918, Private_network) addresses for DHCP assigned addresses? I ...
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Virtualbox issue: how to use static ip in linux guest with windows host using dynamic ip?

I'm using windows 7 as host OS, then I installed linux mint debian as guest OS. My Windows 7 is using dynamic ip. Here is the setting: ip: 192.168.1.101 mask: 255.255.255.0 gateway: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Static IP won't stay assigned

I have a Windows 7 desktop (64-bit) that has both a wireless and wired adapter. I have been able to successfully assign the wireless with a static IP address of 192.168.1.169 but when I try to assign ...
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Windows 7 Static IP Logs/History

Is there any way to pull up in the Event Log when a Static IP address was changed and if possible what changes were made? I've run into a problem where someone keeps changing their static IP address ...
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How to transition to Comcast with static IP address

I have my own email server in my house, on a static IP address. I have had business DSL for over a decade, but I also now have Comcast business Internet. I want to transition from the DSL to the ...
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Ubuntu server static IP

I am trying to give my server a static IP address. This seems to work without any problems, but I can't seem to get an internet connection after this process. I've also changed my DNS server to ...
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Can't connect to internet in Windows XP

I formatted my computer using windows xp CD. After formatted i try to connect to the internet using static ip address. The status of the connection is saying "connected" but when i try to use ...
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Default IP for a wireless network

My OS is Windows 7 64-bit. I'm travelling many times, and many places I know the wireless settings. Every of the wireless networks are using DHCP. Only one place where I need a static IP is home. I ...
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Converting my home network to accommodate a server with static IP

Currently I have a very standard home setup: cable modem, wireless router DHCP's to ISP to get public IP, then assigns non-routeable IPs to each LAN appliance (wireless or not) which are NATted. ...
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Can you configure dynamic to be static yourself, without changing your isp?

I stumbled across this how-to whilst searching for the answer but couldn't find anything definitive. I don't want to mess up my computer (at least not for a good reason anyway) So I am hoping super ...
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How to set the same static IP address for LAN and wifi interfaces on a Win7 laptop?

When I'm at my desk at home, I connect to my network through my Ethernet LAN port. Sometimes however I have to get up and move my computer around (such as to connect it to a TV in another room), so I ...
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How to find the static ip address of my router?

I bricked my Linksys WRT54GS router when trying to change the firmware on it from dd-wrt to open-wrt. In order to unbrick it, I need to be able to do an ftp transfer to it. The problem is that it ...
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Can't get static IPs configured correctly

Normally, I would just keep trying to figure this out on my own, but I'm really at my wits' end. I have a server with two Ethernet adapters, eth0 and eth1. I've been assigned a /29 subnet that ...
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TOR security in a static IP

At my work place i am provided with a static IP. WHere in many of the important sites are blocked for various reasons. Will accessing those sites using Tor browser get detected on the main server....? ...
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Is is possible to set up a static IP through Pfsense when user is connecting through OpenVpn?

I'm setting IP based restrictions on our firewall and need to allow certain people to connect even when they are connected through OpenVPN. Is it possible to assign users a static IP?
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How to access Mac OS X screen sharing from outside my local network?

I have a setup of two Mac Mini, connected to a router with static IP. Mac Mini 1 (Local IP: 192.168.0.99) Mac Mini 2 (Local IP: 192.168.0.100) I use the built-in screen sharing for Mac OS X. When I ...
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Assigning static IP to VPN server

I have a Win2008 R2 server that is going to be receiving many VPN connections. I want to be able to staticly set the IP addresses of both ends of each connection based on the user. I easily found how ...
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Static IP clears itself Windows 7

I have to set a static IP to access the internet while I am at my work office. I usually go through the more visual of the two ways listed as answers here. Though that could change now that I know ...
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Network shows 'device not managed' in Ubuntu 11.04

I have Ubuntu 11.04 and set up a static IP address in /etc/network/interfaces. When I try to restart Ubuntu, suddenly in the task bar it shows a message device not managed How can I re-enable ...
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How can I change my current public static IP address? [closed]

I tried the similar posts' solutions but I couldn't get it to work. I have tried: Releasing and renewing the WAN. Unplug the router, wait for a night and plug it in again. I have looked on the ...
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Router can connect to the internet, computer is connected to router, but computer cannot connect to the internet

To connect to the internet, I usually configure my PC to use the static IP, the gateway and the DNS provided to me by my ISP and plug in the connector to my NIC. Recently, my NIC stopped working, so I ...
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Default to Static IP when no DHCP is found

I've setup a DHCP server on one of my centos boxes, and I have several computers that are going to connect (also centos) and hopefully make use of the DHCP. On start-up I'd like to check whether a ...
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Why is my static IP address different if I plug in a router?

I just purchased a static IP package from my ISP, and was told the IP was something like 24.x.x.x. And they assigned the static IP to the modem. So, if I plug my cable modem directly to my laptop, ...
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Setup second static IP to server behind Netgear router?

I have a WNR3500L Netgear router. Our ISP is Surewest, and they have provided us 5 static IP addresses (66.x.x.106/110). I have setup the router to use 66.x.x.106 as a static IP, and have setup the ...
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Suse Linux: getting a static IP

I am using a computer remotely to which I also have root access. This computer is connected to the internet, but I want to do ssh access, etc. Currently I am using TeamViewer to connect to it. I ...
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Dlink dir 685 with static IP. Cannot see router from other network

I have l2tp connection. My ISP gave me static IP. I can ping this IP from my ISP network successfully. But if I ping it from other ISP - it doesn't. I have dlink 685 router. Unchecked in Firewall ...