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Old 10-16-2003, 07:17 PM   #1
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howto make a dynamic ip becomes a stactic ip


Hello all and thanks for any help.

I am running mandrake 9.1 on a dail up connection. I need some direction on how to setup my system so the my dynamic ip address can become as a stactic ip address. I want to use the stactic ip address so that others can use it in there gnomemeeting address book. I have been looking around and there are a few companys that have what i need. So can any one reconmend a provider. I seen that i need to install a client so the when i connect to the internet my ip is sent to a server where i have a demain name. Am i right i thinking that the client that i would need to install would need to work after i have used kppp to connect to the internet. Any pointer to howtos.

So any help wellcome.

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Old 10-16-2003, 07:48 PM   #2
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ur on a dialup connection...ur ip will --most likely-- change...

ur best bet is to...either follow on of those providers you spoke off....or....u could get a domain...so ur friends can just contact u on the domain name...that way your mahine can be identified when logged on to the net....[just a suggestion] try NO-IP.com

let i know
 
Old 10-16-2003, 08:14 PM   #3
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You could either change you ISP so that you have a static IP that way on your dialup, move to broadband with a static IP, or you would use on the many clients for http://www.dnydns.org so everytime you IP address changes it updates their DNS servers to your DynDNS hostname follows you around.

cheers

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Old 10-16-2003, 11:57 PM   #4
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I had to have a static IP when I worked out of a home office. Interruptions in data flow were a big problem that the static IP fixed (for the most part).

I got mine through my ISP. Cost me $10 more per month. I don't know if static IPs are available to residential customers, though--my service was a business class deal. It's worth calling your ISP and finding out if you don't mind the extra $$$.

Good luck.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 12:31 AM   #5
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dial up ips allways change, a static ip is out of the question unless..u ready...

build one PC to be a RAS server, also install router server that will redirect your your internal LAN through your gateway (router) to the WAN.
It would take 15 min with WIN 2k server
On linux...good luck
 
Old 10-17-2003, 06:44 PM   #6
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You can get static IPs on dialup, your IP address is simply assigned based the user used for ppp authentication. I fail to see how bulding a RAS server and using that to NAT the internal LAN out to the web will give green-ears a static IP. You could accomplish the same behaviour with a linux box in about 15 mins too (still wouldn't give you a static IP though)

cheers

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Old 10-17-2003, 11:49 PM   #7
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your INTERNAL LAN using RAS and NAT canbe configured w/ static IP....the RAS would allow remote conect from anywhere to the INTERNAL LAN, the NAT/router would be configed as dial on demand so as the LAN PC's request access to the WAN the NAT/Router/RAS machine would make the conection to the WAN via dialup and transfer the TCP/IP pacets to the Staic LAN
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:01 AM   #8
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>>>RQ<<<

if you can do this on a linux box easily....15 min to 2hr...I would love to know how. Please forward info...
 
Old 10-18-2003, 06:16 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally posted by rakriege
your INTERNAL LAN using RAS and NAT canbe configured w/ static IP....the RAS would allow remote conect from anywhere to the INTERNAL LAN, the NAT/router would be configed as dial on demand so as the LAN PC's request access to the WAN the NAT/Router/RAS machine would make the conection to the WAN via dialup and transfer the TCP/IP pacets to the Staic LAN
I follow what you're saying but green-ears wanted his external IP address to be static so people can add him to their gnomemeeting address book. None of the above will give him that external static IP.

cheers

Jamie...
 
Old 10-18-2003, 08:39 AM   #10
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if you can do this on a linux box easily....15 min to 2hr...I would love to know how. Please forward info...
You would setup your linux router and get the dialup working, then use IP Masquerading to do the NAT for the local subnet so it can get out onto the web. The on-demand dialing can be accomplished using diald however, if you would rather have a manual 'dial' and 'disconnect' option on each of your workstations then masqdialer and one of its many clients is the way to go.

I used the masqdialer method years ago when I was on dialup and it worked nicely. Diald was fine until I started to run an internal name server which would occasionally throw some data onto the LAN that diald felt was external so would bring the link up. Masqdialer is nice enough to not let one client machine called the disconnect routine if another client is still using the web so you don't need to worry about getting cut off by someone else.

If you wanted incomming services to work through (not on) the router then you'd need to setup some NAT rules from the dialup to the LAN so that, for example if you wanted a web server running behind the router to be visable, port 80 would be dNAT'ed to the internal web servers (private) IP address.

cheers

Jamie...
 
  


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