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Re: [opensuse] Can I lock a DHCP ip adress?
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2007 19:32:26 -0400
  • Message-id: <4712A70A.5090208@xxxxxxxxxx>
John Meyer wrote:
> I must have gotten into this thread a little too late.  Why, exactly,
> would you want a static ip in a dhcp environment?  Sorry for the new
> question, but it's better than asking people if they prefer "top or
> bottom" (not in that way, of course) ;-)
>
>   
You'd want things like servers, printers and routers to have a
consistent address.  The two methods are static IP, where the device is
specifically configured or "reserved" IP, where the DHCP server will
always assign the same IP to the device.
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