Questions tagged [static-ip]

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

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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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Add a static IP alias to a DHCP interface on Windows 8 (and above)

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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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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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 B, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Why subnet prefix is required when setting up a static address with nmcli in Linux?

It's conceptual question. I understand why subnet masking is required to achieve correct addressing of packets on the net. However, I do not understand why NetworkManager needs to know the schema (/24)...
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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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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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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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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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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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3 ubuntu machines lose eth-connection (and IP) synchronously after some hours

Setup: some 40-port switches (unmananged) - ip range 192.168.10.x - 255, 192.168.10.1-50 DHCP reserved (~30 used), 51-255 Static IP range (~200 used) one brand new 8 port (unmanaged) switch - 3 ...