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

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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 /etc/network/...
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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. Here'...
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How to set the static IP address and change the Host Name of a FreeBSD machine?

I have a FreeBSD machine running as a Virtual Machine. There are 2 things that I need to do. Change the IP Address and Host name Put this machine into the Network. My machine is already connected to ...
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How to change a static IP to a dynamic or at least change it?

I have a static IP address and I want to change it or convert it into a dynamic IP address. How would I do this? I'm using a Linksys router and running Mac OS X. Thanks! FW_Alex
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Intranet, no Internet after switch to static IP on OS X

I have a Linksys WRT54GS and have two machines on my network connecting wirelessly. DHCP is enabled, and is granting IP addresses in the .100-120 range. The one machine is a laptop running Ubuntu 10....
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Using Amazon EC2 as a webserver with a specific IP address

I'm trying to create a personal/professional website within a college domain. From the university I've requested a static IP address which is directed to this website name: "http://lastname....
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Problem with dhcp in Debian

I try to have a static ip adress on an host. I execute the following commands : $ ip address eth0 10.4.1.15 netmask 255.255.255.0 $ route add default gw 10.4.1.5 But later my IP address changes ...
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Fix static ip address problems in Ubuntu 10.04

I used Network Manager in Ubuntu 10.04 to set a static ip address and assigned one that was already in use. Now my computer will not boot (nfs crashes). I booted from a live cd to change the ...
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How to assign IP address to computer on XP Pro network

If I go into TCP/IP settings to manually set an IP address for an XP machine, what should be set for: Subnet mask Default gateway What would happen if I set an IP address that is already assigned ...
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How do static IPs work when behind a router?

I'm currently looking into getting a static IP address at home. I believe that if we are given a static IP address by our ISP that will be assigned to the router, rather than a specific computer. We ...
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How to set static IP address on the FreeBSD machine?

I have a FreeBSD machine running on a virtual machine. I am using SUN Virtual Box. I need to set static IP address to this machine. So that I can access this machine. Is there anyway to do this ?
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How to get a static ip address on adsl

I tried it before by setting the ip address manually. And I used this IP Address: 192.168.1.33 I reboot and tried if I can connect to the internet, but no luck. It must be set to obtain your ip ...
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Static IP on FEDORA12 from Virtualbox

I'm trying to get my FEDORA12 to have an STATIC IP - inside VirtualBox - inside Ubuntu Let me rephrase that. I have an Ubuntu 9.04 system with VirtualBox and a FEDORA12 VM. I would like to use a ...
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Setting a Static IP Running FreeBSD8 in VirtualBox hosted on Windows 7

I'm using VirtualBox on Windows 7 (host) to run a FreeBSD (guest) based web server. I`ve assigned a static ip of 192.168.80. 1 to the (virtualized) NIC which is run in bridged mode. The problem is ...
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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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How do I forward ports on a Comcast SMC 8014 w/ a static IP? (Doesn't seem to work?)

I'm trying to set up port forwarding with my Comcast cable modem, an SMC 8014. Normally this is pretty straightforward (give a port range, tell it to forward to a LAN IP) but for some reason it doesn'...
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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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Ubuntu 8.04 server is not retaining a static IP address

I recently setup a linux box running Ubuntu 8.04 (to match another server with 8.04). I need to insure that this box has a static IP address and I changed /etc/network/interfaces to set up the static ...
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Static IP addr for just a particular access point in Vista

I want to give my brother-in-law's machine a static IP address when he connects to his wireless access point at home using Vista. When I do, though, it changes it universally, and it breaks him ...
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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 /etc/...
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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 ...