wireless home network
dom at happygiraffe.net
Fri Aug 13 08:21:54 BST 2004
Chris Rodgers wrote:
> While we're talking about network magic... My ISP forces me to
> disconnect at regular intervals. Although I can dial back up
> immediately, I will get a different IP address and all the
> connections coming out of my internal network will be reset. Is there
> any way (with the possibility of assistance from an external host) to
> keep connections from the internal network open during a change in IP
> address like this?
No. The other end of the connection is expecting to talk to a specific
IP address, and it ain't there no more.
Your best bet is to ask your ISP how much static IP would cost, and if
it's too much, look at moving to another ISP.
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