A static IP address is assigned to a device on a permanent basis. The IP address is not expected to change frequently or at all. This addressing method is commonly used for servers and other devices for which the address must be well-known.

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Cannot set a static ip in Solaris(OpenIndiana)

I am running this command: ifconfig e1000g0 192.168.0.1 I have done over 50 variations with unplumbing/plumbing, up/down, netmask, and broadcast. Doesn't matter cause ifconfig e1000g0 always shows ...
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Multiple public IPs through DD-WRT without 1-to-1 NAT

I've done a search here and wasn't able to find anything relevant to my situation. I apologize in advance if I've missed an existing post on the topic. Our ISP has provided us with 6 static IP ...
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Sonic OS — How to properly use multiple external IPs & port forwarding?

We have a block of static IPs that are utilized by a few different routers -- one provided by our VoIP company, one provided by Verizon (used mostly for the TVs / guest wifi), and one that goes to our ...
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assign auto static ip on ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to set auto static ip. I've set the content of /etc/network/interfaces to be: auto lo auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1. and ...
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What do SIOCDELRT and SIOCADDRT errors mean?

I am trying to switch from using dhcp to a static IP on an Ubuntu 10.04 server. In /etc/network/interfaces I changed auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp to auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address ...
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Connecting static IP device on switch

Lets say that I connect a device with a static IP in a switch. How does the switch know that there is new device connected? Does the device send an ICMP packet in order to tell that it is new on the ...
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SCM8014 to FVS338

I have a SMC8014 Router/Modem that Comcast provided me with their business class service. It was not filtering malicious traffic as aggressively as I had hoped, so I purchased a NetGear ProSafe ...
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How to set static private address for node running under VMWare?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 in VMWare Player under Windows 7. Each time I reboot the node, it gets a different private IP address (I can see this with ifconfig). I would like my VMWare node to keep ...
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Should I worry about my static IPs?

We currently have a range of 12 static IP addresses through our ISP that I believe are leased. Now that the IPv4 space is almost gone, should I be worried that our ISP (it's a Time Warner fiber ...
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What router hardware or software should be used when multiple public IPs are routed into the same LAN?

I am looking for recommendations to replace a set of consumer grade (Linksys, Netgear, Belkin) routers with something that can handle more traffic while routing more than one static public IP into the ...
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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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Subnet Static IP in linux?

Is there an easy to set Linux (Ubuntu 10.4) to always use the same IP address from my router? I know in windows you can tell it to use a static IP address in the TCP/IP settings, what's the same for ...
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Should my dedicated static IP address point to my domain?

I purchased a dedicated static IP address from my hosting company to host my domain name. The IP will point to me domain when I ping it. However, when I conduct reverse DNS lookup, my dedicated IP ...
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DHCP addressing vs Static addressing for Servers

I'm having a "lively" debate with a work associate about the reasons for or against using DHCP on servers in a network environment. The network environment in particular is a relatively small network, ...
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HOw to give static ip to router from window XP LAN

I have the USB modem internet connection. I am using ICS sharing in XP to share my internet connection. ON window XP LAN i have set up the LAN IP as 192.168.137.1 255.255.255.0 Now i have joined ...
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hosting IP change, how much downtime to expect?

i'm moving my hosted site (same host) to a static IP, I understand there will be some downtime due to DNS caching - does anybody have any tips how to minimize this time and to avoid my users seeing ...
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Communication between two different network id

How can two hosts with different network-id communicate with each other? 10.17.101.16 /24 needs to communicate with 10.17.102.16 /24 I was able to make communication by changing them to same ...
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Assigning IP to a small office network

I need to assign static ip address to a network with the following specification: There are 6 set(12 nos.) of sub-networks. Each set has a Primary and a Redundant network loops with Server having ...
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EC2 and Static IP's (Elastic IP's)

I'm using an elastic IP for one of my EC2 instances. I can reach the instance via the elastic IP from external machines, but from other machines in my EC2 configuration, I can ONLY reach the machine ...
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Accessing IP restricted server from dynamic IP

Our servers (all CentOS) are all restricted by IP but often i am out and about and stuck on a dynamic IP address. Using a DynDNS widget I have set this dynamic IP to always sync with a DynDNS hostname ...
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Ethernet interface number changed, and old one does not exist, but does not leave IP address

I have a virtual machine with Mandriva 2007.0 (yes, old - unfortunately we do not have a choice here). Anyway, the problem: Before reboot: active network interface = eth0. No other interfaces ...
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multiple ssl sites with 1 ip address and different root domains

I'm running windows server 2003 sp2 with IIS 6.0. I only have one ip address (leasing a subnet is really not an option and i'd like to limit my use of the address space anyways), but need to run ...
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Register multiple static IP addresses ubuntu

I currently have 1 static IP registered on my server. I'd like to go ahead and register 4 other static addresses. I'm not sure of the syntax. Should I just do iface eth0:0 inet static? Here's what ...
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How do I assign a static IP address to a Win 2008 VPN server?

I am setting up a VPN to a Windows Server 2008 box at my hosting provider. I actually do have it working already and am using a static IP range to assign addresses to my VPN clients in the range of ...
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How do I combine static and dynamic DHCP leases on a Cisco router?

Basically, what I need is super similar to the unanswered cisco forum question below: https://supportforums.cisco.com/message/3139749#3139749 I have a Cisco 850 Series router. I have configured a ...
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interfaces/static IP problem - Debian

I'm trying to configure my Debian machine (Lenny) to use a static ip address. Here's what my interfaces file currently looks like: # This file describes the network interfaces available on your ...
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Bridged modem but no gateway?

I'm trying to put my modem in bridge mode so I can plug it into a separate router but I'm having some difficulties. To try to get the facts straight on the settings required I've plugged it straight ...
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Is there any harm to setting the same static ip for eth0 and eth1?

I'm configuring a Fedora server to use a static ip (although this question should apply to any Linux server). Unfortunately, I don't have much control over which of the two ethernet ports gets used. I ...
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Assigning a static IP on HP-UX

I can't find how to set a static IP on the local network (192.168.xxx.xxx) on HP-UX using the command line. I want the address to be kept after the server reboots, so it seems the use of ifconfig ...
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How necessary is a static IP when running a webserver from home

I'm considering hosting at home not through a third party. Some of the content will be software that need to run reliably 24/7. Currently I buy the domain then redirect it to the IP of my webhost, so ...
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win7 internet access blocked when using a particular static ip

one machine on the domain has had the same static internal ip a long time, serving a couple small sites. All of a sudden internet connectivity is not available, although the LAN is. Switching to dhcp ...
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HP LaserJet 4250 Printer Networking Problems

We've been trying to assign a static IP address to an HP LaserJet 4250 Printer. When we click on the networking tab it asks for a username and password, however it says the admin user is Unauthorized. ...
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Two routers, one off-site, same ISP-assigned static IP. A recipe for conflict?

This is the situation I've inherited: There are two routers, one off-site. Both are connected to the ISP. The ISP assigns both of them the same static IP (or so it seems). Presumably, the network ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Exchange in native mode vs pop3 connector

I've a client which has Exchange 2010 installed. He is thinking to have POP3 connector to get all emails from his provider as opposed to native redirection of all MX records to this server. He feels ...
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Swap static public IPs without creating DNS conflicts?

Our ISP is Comcast and we have 5 static public IPs from them that we use for various services, including customers connecting to our network, VPN, web, DNS, etc... We need more IP addresses from ...
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Static IP settings on Windows 2003 server not getting saved

We have a Dell PowerEgde 1950 server with Broadcom NetXtreme gigabit ethernet card, and we are facing a strange problem with static IP assignment. When we assign a static IP to this broadcom NIC, ...
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how to set static IP address in opensolaris

in solaris i knew how to do this. Edit /etc/inet/ipnodes, change /etc/defaultrouter, reboot in opensolaris there is not defaultrouter file. first thing I tried was System->admin->network switch to ...
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Issues with static IP (Ubuntu Server 10.04)

I am following this tutorial for setting up a testing server for my web development projects. When I attempt setting up a static IP address (using the configuration below), I receive the error "ping: ...
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Why is awstats reporting my static IP instead of Domain Name?

In AWStats under: "Links from an external page (other web sites except search engines)" it has generated a list of pages that had linked to my page. I see pages like: Bing, YouTube, HotFrog, etc.. ...
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Setting static IP on CentOS without system-config-network

Background information: I have a problem installing system-config-network. It appears it cannot find an update to sqlite (checks every mirror and comes back empty handed.) I have tried the skipping ...
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Problem Assigning Static IP to CentOS Server

We have a sandbox server running CentOS that we run inside our office. Our ISP has assigned us a block of 5 static IPs. We now want to assign it a static IP. DEVICE=eth0 BOOTPROTO=none # have also ...
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Why is my eth0 getting a dynamic ip when it is configured to be static?

For some reason our office linux box is being assigned an ip address via dhcp and I don't know why. What is confusing to me is that when I check system-config-network it shows that my eth0 is setup ...
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Static IPv4 and dynamic IPv6 on same interface

I am trying to set up a CentOS 5.4 box to use a static IPv4 address, while getting a dynamic IPv6 address at boot time. I have only one interface, apart from the loopback interface, eth0. It has a ...
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How do I setup a public static IP in Ubuntu 9.10

I have an Ubuntu 9.10 server and I need to setup a static public IP. Our office already had a network setup by Cisco, so the router is configured to forward the requests to the server. Here is the ...
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DHCP or static addressing?

I am in charge of a 70-computer, 50-user network distributed across two buildings and linked by a point-to-point line. We run Windows Server 2008 and so far we've been using DHCP to dynamically assign ...
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Errors when switching to specific static IP

I had a Fedora box running using my static IP 69.169.136.6, etc, all configured according to what the ISP required. Just recently the hard drive failed (and I should have been keeping better backups) ...
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'arp authorized' alternative

Is there another way besides arp authorized command on a cisco router to prevent users from setting static IP addresses on their computers and getting access to the network? Essentially, limiting ...
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Setting up our router to do NAT with multiple public IPs

we have a 5 public IP addresses. What we basically want to do is have a router(one single router) that will translate a static private IP so that it uses a static public IP(as in, NOT the gateway ...
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Is router DHCP server reliable for remote system?

I'm setting up a small unattended network containing one server and several node machines that communicate with that server. Is setting up a reserved entry on the network router's DHCP server for each ...
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Is it possible to give static IP to clients in pfsense

I am using pfsense and it provides an IP address to all clients. Is there any option in there so that I can define the client IP address based upon their MAC address, so that I can measure how much ...