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Re: [SLE] Comcast and NAT
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 00:43:22 -0900
  • Message-id: <200401310043.22855.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 30 January 2004 19:25, James Knott wrote:
> > How can you set up a server with a Comcast account if your IP address is
> > not static and therefore subject to change without notice?
>
> While I have dhcp, the assigned address stays the same for so long, it
> might as well be static.  Also, while my address may change, my host
> name won't, as it's based on my mac address.  So any host name look up
> will return the correct ip.

Say what?

Maybe in your own (windows) network but not from outside.

You need something like www.dyndns.org for reliable access
on a dynamic ip. Host name means didly-squat.

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John Andersen

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