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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 10.10....
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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 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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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 ...
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Is there a way to use another location's STATIC IP?

Trying to connect to RemoteMySQL on my web server. My web host need to whitelist a single static IP to allow remoteMysql connection. My dilemma is that at home, where i'm programming 99% of the time,...
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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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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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Static IP isn't accessible outside of the home network

I have Windows 2012 server with HTTP server enabled through the firewall. I mapped my static IP to my local IIS using the router's port forwarding. Everything worked fine for awhile. All of a ...
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assign static IPs to vmware

So I have 2-3 VM images that i will be working upon daily. And they get connected to three different IPs, and i am using MobaXterm to connect to these three different images using their IP addresses. ...
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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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Just recently change /etc/network/interfaces to static IP, apt-get not working. How to check for errors?

I recently just updated my /etc/network/interfaces file to set a static IP address. Seems other computers can access the computer using the network IP address but I may have broken something - now apt-...
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How can I change my ip address from dynamic to static? [closed]

I am on Windows 8. I want to change my IP address to a static address. I have tried putting up a dummy static address like 192.16.16.16 but it does not work. Please guide me. Thanks. My network ...
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static ip is slowing down my network

I entered settings for my static ip address in my router (TL-WR1043nd) and it worked ok. but then i found out that static ip is causing problems on my network. for example bittorrent sync won't sync ...
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Computer only accesses the internet when using a static DNS ip

My setup is wall-> Zyxel p-870h-51a VDSL2 modem -> DD-WRT router. The issue is that the modem has connected to the internet, but the computer is unable to. This is resolved if on the individual ...
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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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Optimal network layout w/ static ips

Ive been trying to set this up correctly for a while, and this is as close to successful as I've been. This layout has worked but is not reliable. Every once in a while access to the outside internet ...
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How to install wireless access point EDUP EP-2906?

I 'm trying to install wireless access point device EP-2906, on my Desktop PC running Windows 7. Here is the installation guide. Page 7 says how I can set up it's IP address, but I can't find ...
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Can devices steal MAC allocated IP addresses?

Scenario: You have a normal household network, provided by a standard router. The network is called 'netz'. There is no password on the netz network. On the router you've set a static IP address (192....
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Need Multiple IP addresses from one PC

I'm using it for online games and running programs for friends out of one PC. Limits will be placed soon, so my question is: how can I get a different IP address for each account loading up from one ...
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Static Ip results in no internet connection in CentOS 6.5 (Basic Server)

I am unable to get an internet connection with my static IP setup. Here's my relevant files: /etc/sysconfig/network NETWORKING=yes HOSTNAME=localhost.myserver GATEWAY=192.168.1.1 /etc/sysconfig/...
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Use single static IP for multiple machines

I currently have a DSL modem at home that has a static IP (say 77.77.77.77). This modem is connected to a wireless router which has a few machines connected to it. For sake of simplicity, from now ...
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Check if internet connection is providing a dynamic or static IP in OSX [duplicate]

Is there a way to check if my internet connection is with a dynamic or static IP? I'm running OSX.
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Add a static IP alias to a DHCP interface on Windows 8

I have a Windows 8 machine that has only a single Ethernet port. It needs to use DHCP and also needs a static IP. Each IP is in a different subnet, and each serves a different, incompatible purpose. ...
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How to access my Home Ubuntu server from Office

I have a Beetel 450TC2 router with 192.168.1.1 ... I have configured Static IP in it ... Now I have two computers... One with windows 8 and the other with ubuntu server 12.04 ... The IP in the windows ...
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share internet with guest in mac-filtered lan with static ip addresses

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts installed in an hyper-V virtual machine, and I want that it can connect to the Internet. I'm in a lan with mac-filtering and which gives static ip addresses. What do I have ...
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unable to assign external static IP ( /etc/init.d/networking restart hangs )

I'm trying assign a static IP for my web server. I purchased a static IP from my isp, and the isp entered DNS, subnet, and static IP settings in my linksys Wireless-G broadband router. I was able to ...
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Cannot access Harms software via static IP since changing router

I used to be able to access Harms Software loaded on my desktop PC remotely using a static IP address. Since changing my router to Netgear DGN1000 i cannot seem to get access to the software remotely? ...
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Assigning public ip address to ESXI

Ok, I am in a data center which has allocated 10 public IPs to me. I need to allocate a public IP to a VM, do I need a seperate NIC per VM (which I imagine is totally not the case) or do I need to do ...
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Unable to connect local network to the internet using a router

I have a local network on a router. I want to connect it to the internet using another router from my ISP. The internet router from my ISP has a static IP that can be reached from the internet. What ...
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In Windows 8, How do I make a static IP for each network?

I would like to have it so that my computer sets its IP address statically depending on which network that it is connected to. I have 3 Networks that I regularly use and it seems that with Windows I ...
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Port forwarding, remote host, no-ip (static IP access) problems

Im trying to run my custom game server on my local machine. I used no-ip.com to create a static internet location for my game to connect to. I downloaded their DUC program that should access my data ...
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Windows 8 : Force a static IP adress only for a specific network

I am a developer. I need to have a static IP adress when I'm at my office, and would like to use my DHCP at home. Making a reservation on the office's DHCP isn't possible (the router they have doesn'...
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Static IP on DDWRT firmware

I have a range of 8 static public IP's given to me by BT and I've recently upgraded my BT business hub to a Buffalo Airstation running DDWRT. So far I've setup the router to obtain a dynamic IP, ...
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VMware Fusion 5 Ignoring dhcpd.conf

I'm trying to set a static IP for my CentOS 6.4 VM that I'm running via VMware Fusion 5. Steps I took: ran ifconfig, copied HWaddr shut down VM. added to the end of /Library/Preferences/VMware\ ...
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Is it possible to configure a static IP alternative for all adapters using the registry?

I was reading the alternative configuration documentation, and thought I'd try to setup a fallback static IP to simplify my setup: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Services/Tcpip/...
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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 1....
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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 ...