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  1. #1

    Set external IP to static?


    I was wondering if there was any way I could configure Ubuntu 9.10 in the networking configurations or anywhere to set my external IP to a static one?

    I have already set the BT Home Hub v2 DHCP to set my internal IP to static but could not find anything for the external/network IP address but for things that I want shown from the outside of the network, I am always having to use a different IP every time the reconnection is restarted or something which gets quite annoying.

    Is this possible or would it have to go through the ISP, BT?

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    Linux Engineer rcgreen's Avatar
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    May 2006
    the hills
    It would depend on your ISP.

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    Linux Guru coopstah13's Avatar
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    Nov 2007
    NH, USA
    most ISP will not supply you with a static IP, you would probably have to upgrade to a "business" connection in order to have static IP

    you should set up some dynamic dns instead, Free DNS Hosting, E-mail Delivery, and VPS Hosting

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    yea that is something you have to get through your ISP.

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