September 2011

September 28, 2011

Setting up a Static Subnet with PPPoe

I recently changed from a copper wired telephone service and DSL line to a fiber optic connection. When I lost my DSL, I also lost the five fixed IPs that I was using to host some devices I was using (including webcams) With my DSL I had five IPs that I could access from the Internet.  But technically speaking I had five IPs on a static subnet my ISP had set up. It’s not my intent to get into the details of subnetting itself.  Suffice to say that subnets are a way for ISPs to have more IPs for its...

Read More