Re: fixed ip or automatic?
From: Sooner Al (SoonerAl_at_somewhere.net.invalid)
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 09:35:05 -0500
Well, personally I see no reason to use DHCP assigned IP on a fixed PC, particularly on a small home
LAN. I have my home LAN setup like yours, ie. wireless/guest devices get a DHCP assigned IP address
while my two fixed desktops have static IP addresses...
-- Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking) Please post *ALL* questions and replies to the news group for the mutual benefit of all of us... The MS-MVP Program - http://mvp.support.microsoft.com This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights... "Owen" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:u0wea3sUEHA.firstname.lastname@example.org... > On my home network i have 3 pc's. 2 wireless which connect to a WAP. The wap > connects to my 3rd computer. My network works fine at the moment with the 2 > wireless computers having automatic ip address' being assigned by the dhcp. > the computer that is connected to the wap point has a fixed ip address. I > have an internet connection sharing. When i change the computer with the wap > point to an automatic ip, that computer cannot access the network. Also is > it best to have all of the computers on automatic ip's or fixed ip's that > will enable internet connection sharing. > Any ideas? Help would be greatly appreciated. > Many Thanks > Owen > > > > --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.706 / Virus Database: 462 - Release Date: 6/14/2004