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

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OS X location aware networking

I have a macbook running OS X 10.6.2. I would like to be able to use DHCP when roaming, but automatically switch to a static IP when my macbook is in range of my home router. Right now I must manually ...
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How make static local ip for server on OS X, Airport Extreme

In my other question, I was trying to set up my mac as a server, and the thing they suggested after is setting it to a static local ip outside of the DHCP range so I could port forward to that and it ...
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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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How to make my desktop a server?

I've have a static IP address and heard that I can use my desktop as a server. Using FTP client(CuteFTP), how can I connect to the system having the static IP? I have installed Apache Web Server. ...
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Using a buffalo wl12-pci-g54s on Debian Linux

I have a buffalo wl12-pci-g54s wireless card that I want to install in my PC running Debian. I need this so I can move the server to a better location in another room. So, is there an easy way to do ...
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How to assign a static IP with a linksys WRT54G2?

For all my googleing it appears the best you can do is tell your computer not to use DHCP; I cannot find a way to do this at the Access Point level. EDIT: This is not for port forwarding. This is ...
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Home IP Address Management?

Are there any better, free solutions to managing static IPs at home than a spreadsheet?
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How to determine gateway address when going from DHCP to static IP address with Ubuntu

What's the proper way to determine the computer's gateway when going from DHCP to a static IP. Operating system is Mythbunutu with Ububtu desktop installed. I had previously been editing ...
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VMWare Fusion / DHCP with multiple static IPs

I have MacBook Pro and VMWare Fusion installed on it. I set a static IP for my virtual machine DHCP network by adding host pc1 { hardware ethernet 00:0C:29:4A:C5:A2; fixed-address 172.16.166.131; } ...
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What does static DHCP mean? Static Dynamic is confusing

I've found some home wireless routers/ADSL+ modems (ZyXEL 660) talking about Static DHCP, when refering to assosiating a specific MAC to an IP, but still serve the configuration over DHCP. Doesn't ...