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

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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 ...
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Fixed IP address for Epson SX420W

I bought this cheap printer at the supermarket (shame on me! 80€ - 20€ coupon! Double shame :-P) and while I found it easy to configure Wi-Fi with WPS, I see it obviously never gets the same IP from ...
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Unique IP address settings (static/dhcp) per wireless network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically picking network settings based on the wifi network Is this possible in Windows 7? For example, I want to use Static IP A with Network A, DHCP with Network ...
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Using multiple interfaces on a RHEL5.5 x64 machine

I am trying to use a statically-assigned address on one interface (eth1) of a server and have a dhcp-assigned address on another interface (eth2) on the same subnet (172.17.11.0/24). When I setup a ...
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How do I setup a virtualbox server with a static ip?

I'm trying to get a Virtualbox instance running with a very specific networking setup. Here's what I have right now: I have a laptop running Ubuntu, hosting a Debian Virtualbox. My loptop regularly ...
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DHCP IP address have access to the internet but static IP address don't behind a router

I have three PCs 192.168.1.100 (DHCP) 192.168.1.101 (DHCP) 192.168.1.113 (Static) One router (SMC SMC8014WN) 192.168.1.1 The .100 and .101 both have access to the internet. The .113 does ...
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Change IP based on AP

I connect to 8 different Access Points, each with a separate subnet and each location does not allow DHCP. I want my computer to change my IP address to an assigned IP address per location based on ...
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Best way to set static IP for a guest vm on a laptop, although the laptop is often on different networks

A Win 2008 Server runs (guest) in VMWare Player, on Win 7 laptop (host) The guest has installed software, Oracle, that demands the same IP address each time I start the guest. At home it works fine ...
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Can't access HTTP server, but ping works in LAN

I encounter a problem when configure the connection. My computer resides in a LAN, I want to assign it a static IP address. Thus with the help of port mapping on the router, I will be able to access ...
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Multiple Static IPs through single DSL line, how to connect to devices from the outside?

My boss had our DSL line converted to a Static IP so that we could hook up various devices (security camera DVRs) and be able to access them remotely. Our ISP (AT&T/SBC) sent out a tech who ...
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What are the benefits of dynamic leased IP addresses in a home network?

I have a small network at home with a router, a printer, a NAS and 4 PCs. My router allows full DHCP management and I have set my router, NAS and printer to have static IP addresses (reserved fixed ...
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Netgear Router Static IP

The Problem: I've recently acquired a new router; a Netgear WNDR4000. I promptly went to set up a static internal IP so I could port forward for the Minecraft Server I run on my computer. I've done ...
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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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Static IP in LAN with DNS name

I have a LAN at home sitting behind the router (Linksys WRT54G). The IP addresses assigned to the Linux boxes are 192.168.0.101 192.168.0.102 192.168.0.103 The Router is also connected to the ...
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Using a laptop with multiple static-ip routers

I use my Windows XP laptop with Wi-Fi at school, home, work and by my parents. Each of these has a different setup (one DHCP and the other three use different static IPs). Is there a way to attach a ...
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How to keep a static network local IP for all the connected machines, and still dynamically assign all the incoming ones?

I have read the manual and could find no word on this, so I'm asking here. I have a couple Macs on a wireless network, this router model: http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/lbc/WRT54GL Now, ...
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Port forwarding: If the IP is static, what happens to computers set up for dynamic IP adresses?

If I set up my router to hand out static IP adresses, as far as I know, I will have to configure my computer to use a specific IP adress. What will happen if someone don't configure their computer, ...
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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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Static IP Address through multiple routers

I should know the answer to this, but I don't think it can be done. I have been requested by work to provide a 'static-ip' address, but I'm not always on the same router as I travel quite a bit. ...
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Setting up static IP for all my connected devices on my network

I have been told that I need to go into my router...Can anyone tell me how to do this? My router: Netgear WPN824.
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Wireless router setup for 1-1 NAT

What I have: A linksys router WAG160N with firmware version 2 A "pool" of 5 external static IP's provided by my ISP 213.xx.xxx.n All the required configuration values for the static IPs such as ...
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Accessing Router With Static IP

I have a Ubuntu server that runs behind a Linksys router with a static ip address. I had been accessing the router settings remotely, but it didn't really seem safe to have it available over the ...
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Assign a public static IP address to a router

Am I able to assign the static IP address that my ISP provides me directly to my router? My ISP are telling me that I have to assign the IP to a server inside the network instead, and cannot assign ...
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Can't ping static IP from outside

I have a static IP assigned to my laptop. However when I ping the static IP from outside any machine the static IP is not pinging. I am using Windows Vista. Are there any settings on Vista for ...
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Netmask and ip are incompatible in dlink dir-300

I have Dlink Dir-300 wireless router. I have to set a static ip settings there. I specify Ip as 192.168.242.3 Netmask: 255.255.0.0. When I press enter it says that the ip is invalid. Although such ...
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What's wrong with my MAC address?

I have a D-Link DSL-2650U router, and exactly one computer on the network. For reasons of port forwarding I want to give my computer a static internal IP address, so that I don't take the chance of ...
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access an IP restricted service from a dynamic IP (Broadband modem) on a windows machine

I dont know if this is the correct place to ask this question but here goes .. (please note that I am pretty much a newbie in terms of networking and I work primarily on the windows platform) I ...
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How can I give my machine a static IP on LAN?

Today, when the power went of in the office, I got a new IP for my machine (I had 192.168.0.5 and got 192.168.0.6 when the power came back.) That caused a problem because all the machines in the ...
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Problem in Windows Server 2003 Using Static IP

I want to use our VB6 software application with SQL Server 2000 from out side. I have given static IP of Server in application for connection purpose. It is working fine but after 1 or 2 days ...
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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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Setup router with 1-1 NAT

How do you setup a router, or if possible the Linksys WAG160Nv2 router to 1-1 NAT. I am asking this as i will like to give one of my LAN computers a Static "External" IP (which i've got from my ISP) ...
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Make dynamic IP address fixed?

I am using Time Warner cable internet service. My IP address changes every couple months. However, I need to access some access limited servers which has firewall rules on it. Is there any way to ...
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How to setup external static IP address

I have a block of static IP addresses (eg. 211.11.111.n / n+1 / ...), how can i set them up. Or at least one of them, I need one to be pointing at a server. More specifically, in my network connected ...
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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. ...