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Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by oriox, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. oriox

    oriox Networkin' Nut Member


    I have a question which made me curious. I am using ADSL2+ (RFC 1483 Bridged). Through DHCP my ISP is giving a pseudo-static IP. DHCP lease time is very long. IP changes only few times in several months. I changed router's MAC address - nothing. I was assigned the same IP. Maybe does anyone have an idea how do they assign IP (based on what)? I rebooted, changed MAC address of router/modem, but they still assign the same IP. I certainly know it's not static, but pseudo-static IP.
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    Possibly your ISP (who?) may give you an IP via your ADSL logon details? these dont change, but as you have proved, you MAC can.

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