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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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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Will a router allow network traffic from a static IP?

We have some servers in a data center but the data center does not offer a DHCP service. We want to have some computers setup with DHCP and others that have static IP's. Currently our WAN cable going ...
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How to route public static IP to a virtual machine on a vmware ESXi host?

I have 5 static IPs from my ISP (Comcast) and I have a physical machine with VMware ESXi 4.0 on it that is hosting multiple virtual machines. Right now I am just using the default vmware virtual ...
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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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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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Assign a static private ip to an EC2 instance

I want my server to connect to a db server (both on an EC2 instance). How can i give the db server a static IP address to use within EC2 without using VPC?
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server administration for 1U rack server placed in intranet: how to deploy web application and update the server without internet connection? [closed]

A MNC sales department hired my services as a software consultant to build them a web application. This web app generates excel files based on their internal business processes. This web application ...
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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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Centos internet not working

We have our test server configured with a CentOS installation. However, when we put the machine on Dynamic IP then the internet works fine. But we need static IP to configure it with the internet ...
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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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Is it okay to set static IP within the range of DHCP?

I have a machine that is connected to a network that assigns IPs automatically via DHCP, for some reason, I needed to have a static IP on that machine... I gave it an IP within the range of the ...