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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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 ...
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What's the purpose of setting the static IP entries in a Linksys RV082 router?

I'm wanting to configure our Linksys RV082 wired router as our primary DHCP server and then have our Linksys WRT54G wireless router as a secondary DHCP server. My plan is to have them serve different ...
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IP conflicts with a networked printer

I have 2 computers (Mac with OS 9 and a desktop PC (XP)) that both print to a networked printer (large Xerox Phaser 7700). The printer and the two computers are networked through an old ethernet ...
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Ubuntu Server with static VPN IP

I have a remote ubuntu server that connects to our company's VPN. Every time it connects it gets a dynamic IP. I need it to be static. The VPN assigning dynamic IPs is fine for all our road ...
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Ubuntu issues with IP

I'm having a really odd issue where ifconfig and my /etc/network/interfaces disagree. I have /etc/network/interfaces configured so eth0 has a static IP of 192.168.2.5; however, ifconfig says eth0's IP ...
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Windows 2003 Server Static IP resets to DHCP on reboot

I have a customer who has a Dell Server running Win 2003 R2 Server. This is an existing machine that we had setup with a static IP. Now they want to change it to another static IP. When they go and ...
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parked domain in static ip

we have a server with static ip . we need to park domain in this server .I hear we must install dns server| how to configure this. what windows server 2003 solution ? what ubuntu server solution ? ...
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Ubuntu server static IP from install

Ok, in ubuntu hardy, though I might need to do this in both intrepid and jaunty as well soon enough, so if the process is different, I'd love to know how to do it for each of those as well, how can ...
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Static IP issues [closed]

Ok, I know this is a simple question but I need to ask it... I have set up an Apache web server on my home network on a Ubuntu 8.04 Server Edition machine. I just have it working on my home network ...