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How can I make a server not give up it's IP address in case of conflict?

My client's server detected an IP address conflict and gave up its IP address to the other device (someone's misconfigured cell phone), with predictable 911 business-disrupting results. I'd like the server to not give up its IP address; is there a way to make that happen? [more inside]
posted by JDHarper on Jul 13, 2016 - 9 answers

Networking experts: Why won't this device pull an IP address?

I'm following-up on this question that I posted in December. I now have two iHome iW2 AirPlay speakers that I want to use at work. The problem is that when I connect them to the LAN, they don't pull an IP address. [more inside]
posted by alex1965 on Feb 21, 2015 - 13 answers

What can I glean from an IP address?

I use Statcounter to track who visits my Tumblr, and a couple of IP addresses in a couple of towns are giving me some concern. [more inside]
posted by witchen on Jan 29, 2015 - 2 answers

GMail: Blocking abusers by IP address?

I'm working with someone (outside of the US) who is getting a series of harassing emails to her GMail account. The abuser is sending from a number of addresses, and is thus hard to identify or block by account. Is there a way to get GMail to block mail by IP address? Filters don't seem to do it, and I doubt reporting the abuse to Google will get a response. Other solutions would also be appreciated (yes, I am talking to her about potentially using other services). Thanks!
posted by gusandrews on Aug 15, 2014 - 9 answers

How to move a computer onto a switch and keep the IP address?

I have a Mac Pro set to DHCP manual assign and a certain IP address that cannot change. I also have a printer plugged into a certain network jack; IP address less important. I am moving the physical location of the Mac Pro near this printer and the printer's network jack is the only one available. I'll have to plug both of these machines into the same network jack via switch/router. What switch/router is the right one to buy in 2013 (bonus if I can find it at Best Buy) and what the right way to set this up so the Mac Pro is still reachable at the same IP address on the network?
posted by michaelh on Apr 27, 2013 - 12 answers

Internet, you're being weird. Stop it.

Trying to set up a new wireless network and running into all kinds of strange problems. Connections dropped every few hours! Some machines work, some don't! Can connect to internet, can't connect to router! DOGS AND CATS LIVING TOGETHER (literally). Please help. [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Feb 7, 2013 - 10 answers

Network adapter address presets?

I am looking for something to help me quickly and easily change the IP address(es) I use on my laptop's network adapter. [more inside]
posted by Sternmeyer on Jan 22, 2013 - 6 answers

Block IP address from google analytics

How do I exclude my IP address from Google Analytics once and for all? [more inside]
posted by bluelight on Sep 10, 2012 - 9 answers

"Suspicious sign in prevented" in gmail account from odd IP address

A couple weeks ago I got an email from google to my gmail account that there was a "Suspicious sign in prevented". I changed my pw and all that, and there've been no more attempts and I'm not overly concerned anymore. However, I am pretty curious. The IP address google reported isn't one that pulls up any info when I look it up, and I'm just wondering if anyone can shed any light on what this might signify and a potential origin -- private proxy of some sort? The IPv4 is IPv6 2600:1003:b011:e219::103 . [more inside]
posted by grammalvsu on Jul 3, 2012 - 7 answers

Sell or lease a /24 IP block?

I have a /24 and I want to put it to use as income either leasing it, or selling the company they are allocated to. Where would such a thing be advertised, or sought by potential buyers? How much of a pain in my @$$ is leasing them really going to be? [more inside]
posted by mr.anthony337 on Feb 16, 2011 - 3 answers

Excuse me while I die of shame.

I'mEmbarrassedIDon'tKnowThisFilter: How do remote torrent client managers work? [more inside]
posted by InsanePenguin on Apr 23, 2010 - 5 answers

How do I log the ip addresses of people who visit my website or download my publication?

How do I log the ip addresses of people who visit my website or download my publication? [more inside]
posted by Seeba on Mar 22, 2010 - 5 answers

Does a different sort of file structure similar to URL and IP addresses exist?

I'm having a lot of difficulty explaining my question properly, but is there a program that organizes files in a URL and IP address format? As opposed to a strict tree structure? That way, I am not limited to a hierarchical structure and linked files would always remain linked, no matter where it is located. [more inside]
posted by JiffyQ on Feb 19, 2010 - 7 answers


What's killing my wi-fi connection? [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Oct 2, 2009 - 17 answers

CIDR IP Range Calculator

Is there a CIDR IP address calculator that can do what I want? If I enter an arbitrary beginning IP address and an ending IP address, it should then give me a list of CIDR-ified IP ranges. [more inside]
posted by chillmost on Aug 26, 2009 - 4 answers

What happens if you change your webserver's IP address and have Google Apps?

I am generally responsible for the technology operations of a startup nonprofit. We currently have our web server hosted on a Windows box. However, we will need to move over to a Linux server for various reasons, including running a new install of Drupal properly. As a result, we'll have a new IP address, though we'll be retaining our domain name and using the same hosting company. But what problems might I run into, especially with Google Apps? [more inside]
posted by thumpasor on Dec 20, 2008 - 3 answers

Are you local?

GPRS / local IP networking problem. [more inside]
posted by theyexpectresults on Dec 9, 2008 - 3 answers

Can a blogger ID specific readers by IP address?

Can a blogger tell that I am reading their blog by my IP address? [more inside]
posted by Locative on Mar 11, 2008 - 23 answers

How can I find my wayward server's IP without DDNS?

How can I find my remote server's IP address without linking it to a DDNS lookup service? Or is that the best option? [more inside]
posted by cowbellemoo on Feb 7, 2008 - 14 answers

IP Address Solutions

Need some sort of one-click IP address solution/configuration for laptops that move between offices. Please see the rest inside. [more inside]
posted by notmydesk on Feb 7, 2008 - 5 answers

How to track a computer's changing IP address when away?

How can I remotely track my home computer's IP (which lacks a static IP address) when away? [more inside]
posted by Auden on Feb 5, 2008 - 11 answers

DHCP keeps timing out :(

What can I do to fix this DHCP problem with my Linksys router? [more inside]
posted by Yelling At Nothing on Aug 14, 2007 - 10 answers

MS ISA Server confusion.

OK, I'll put all of the relevant information below the cut, but the general issue is how do I convert a dotted quad IP address (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) to the integers stored in Microsoft ISA Server logs? [more inside]
posted by Ikazuchi on Aug 10, 2007 - 8 answers

Me want new IP address

Can I easily and regularly change the network address of my Comcast provided IP? [more inside]
posted by anonpeon on Aug 13, 2006 - 12 answers

Six computers, a router, some laptops, and a NAS walk into a bar... (stop me if you've heard this one)

Six computers, a router, some laptops, and a NAS walk into a bar... [more inside]
posted by humuhumu on May 21, 2006 - 5 answers

Identifying IP addresses

I have an IP address and I would like to work out where it is. I know it is on a university network but I would like a more accurate placing of it than that. Can anyone recommend a technique, software or website, which might give me the information? Thanks.
posted by Hermit on May 16, 2006 - 9 answers

Can't send email

Email sending problem, using GoDaddy, Verizon DSL and a wireless setup. Two laptops, both have Thunderbird email settings set up exactly the same. I can receive just fine, but when I send I get this error: "553 Dynamic pool, http://unblock.secureserver.net/?ip71.124.245.*". GoDaddy's support page tells me to go to the URL listed, which leads me to this odd little unidentified page where I can request to have the IP unblocked. [more inside]
posted by schoolgirl report on Feb 17, 2006 - 3 answers

Who is sharing a web server?

Is there an easy way to find out which domain names are using the same shared hosting server? Ideally, there is a web site or free download (OS X preferred) that can tell me which domain names resolve to a particular ip address. I've fooled around with most of the functions on samspade.org and haven't seen one that does this.
posted by i love cheese on Feb 9, 2006 - 11 answers

How to disconnect from wireless signal?

My LAN won't unconnect from a wireless IP address! [more inside]
posted by footnote on Dec 20, 2005 - 10 answers

How to block IPs in Apache Tomcat?

Recently a wiki that I host has been defaced pretty badly by some Asian group. I'd like to block an ip address or a range of addresses from my web server. I'm running Jakarta Tomcat on a Windows XP Pro box but Google hasn't been able to tell me how to do this.
posted by furtive on May 21, 2005 - 7 answers

eBay restrictions?

Every once in a while, when clicking on an item up for auction at eBay, I get a page with generic message saying "Unfortunately, access to this particular category or item has been blocked due to legal restrictions in your home country..." and cannot see the item. But I'm in the US using a US IP address; why would there be a legal restriction? Going by the most recent incident, from what little I could see of the item's information--basically, the title--it didn't seem to be anything remotely offensive or illegal. Why and how does eBay block certain auctions from certain countries or IP addresses? Is the US one of those countries? How can I view these items? I don't even necessarily want to bid on them, but my curiosity is piqued.
posted by Asparagirl on Feb 18, 2005 - 6 answers

Networked Printers - Problem with JetDirect

NetworkedPrinterFilter. Today while changing some old HP networked printers from static to dynamic IP addresses, I made the mistake up upgrading the firmware. Now they don't work. Anyone know how to roll back the firmware on a JetDirect card? more inside. [more inside]
posted by caution live frogs on Oct 11, 2004 - 4 answers

Duplicate key checking over the Internet as an anti-piracy tactic

Why don't the software companies use the internet to see if two people are on the internet and using the same software license on two separate machines (as defined by IP address, or serial number, or whatever)? This seems like such a basic anti-piracy strategy, and even if it's easily flauted by the technorati, that still means that 95% of users, and maybe 80% of pirates, will be foiled by it. But no one seems to do this. Why? (I've often wondered the same thing about speeding tickets; there have to be more cost-effective ways of catching speeders than paying highway patrolmen to sit there -- is lax enforcement synonymous with tacit endorsement, while still allowing the enforcers to profit by penalizing the occasional transgressor?)
posted by blueshammer on Sep 15, 2004 - 17 answers

What does it mean that people are visiting my site through an old URL that no longer exists?

IDon'Unnerstand: Some visitors w/ .uk and .jp ISP addresses are googling for an old URL of mine that doesn't exist (used to be stored on Photoisland but the URL expired), and then they're entering my website by the search results. What the hell is going on? Does this mean someone linked to my image and I didn't know it, now the img URL expired and they're looking for it? [more inside]
posted by Shane on Mar 16, 2004 - 7 answers

Besides their location, can you find anything else about a person based on their IP address?

Besides their location, can you find anything else about a person based on their IP address? [Like, for example, if you suspect a friend of joke spamming your website and you want to prove it's them?]
posted by adrober on Feb 22, 2004 - 5 answers

Is there any good way to hide your IP # while online?

Is there any good way to hide your IP # while online? There are a number of programs out there, but I don't know if I trust their effectiveness or non-malwareness. I'm on an XP box.
posted by signal on Jan 7, 2004 - 12 answers

How do I automatically post my changing IP address?

I need to find a way to automatically post my IP address somewhere. The address changes periodically and I have to consistently reach services on a particular machine. The trouble is that the machine is behind a broadband router, and it's the router's address that's I need to publish. Anyone know of a tool or trick for this? I'm running WinXP Pro.
posted by Songdog on Dec 15, 2003 - 15 answers

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