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Date:      Sat, 2 Aug 2014 10:03:40 +0200
From:      Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
To:        al plant <noc@hdk5.net>
Cc:        alplant@att.net, "freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: switch to DCHP from static ip
Message-ID:  <20140802080340.GA18971@slackbox.erewhon.home>
In-Reply-To: <53DC4D2D.8010501@hdk5.net>
References:  <53DC43AA.8080509@hdk5.net> <alpine.BSF.2.11.1408011952050.78777@wonkity.com> <53DC4D2D.8010501@hdk5.net>

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On Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 04:30:05PM -1000, al plant wrote:
> Warren Block wrote:
> > On Fri, 1 Aug 2014, al plant wrote:
> >
> >> Aloha,
> >>
> >> The Telcom here in Honolulu has brought in FiberOptic lines in my=20
> >> neighborhood since the old copper was really bad speed. Cost was=20
> >> reduced and speed is now excellent.
> >>
> >> I need a how-to for moving an APSfilter print server on my static IP=
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> >> lan to working with a DHCP network. The Telcom installed a PACE=20
> >> wireless and told me I can add as many computers as I need using a=20
> >> Netgear Gigabit switch.
> >>
> >> I have installed one desktop on the switch and it has worked fine so=
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> >> far.
> >>
> >> I never ised DHCP befor so any help would be appreciated.
> >>
> >> /etc/rc.conf
> >> -------------
> >> lpd_enable=3D"YES"
> >> FreeBSD 8.* hostname=3D"mano.intra.net"
> >> ifconfig-re0=3D"192.168.1.50 netmask 255.255.255.0"
> >>
> >> --------------
> >> For desktop I used >
> >> ifconfig-re0=3D"DHCP" to replace IP address. I seems to find the=20
> >> network fine. Now I cant find any information about putting a print=20
> >> server on the lan.
> >
<snip>
> > Summary: continue to use a static IP address for the print server.=20
> > Just make sure that address is inside the same netblock as the DHCP=20
> > addresses, but preferably outside the range of dynamic addresses.
> > _______________________________________________
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> >
> >
<snip>
> The PACE box is on 192.168.200.1.
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> I will check with Hawaii telcom for instructions on this unit. The mfg's=
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> website is very unhelpful.
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Home routers generally have a web server running on their internal network.
You can use it to check and change (parts of) the configuration such as DHC=
P.
So try pointing your browser to 192.168.200.1. More often than not the defa=
ult
login name / password combination is admin / admin.

Roland
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