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On Fri, 6 Nov 1998, David R. Conrad wrote: > >Why do my users have to be dynamically addressed but @home's do not? > > Could it be because when the allocation was made, dynamic addressing was > not available for the cable boxes whereas dynamic assignment for dialup > has been available since dirt was new? And NAT boxes have been available almost as long. [unecessary rant removed] Brandon Ross Network Engineering 404-815-0770 800-719-4664 Director, Network Engineering, MindSpring Ent., Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org ICQ: 2269442 Stop Smurf attacks! Configure your router interfaces to block directed broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.