i have dhcp server
Jerome R. Westrick
jerry "at" westrick.com
Sat Oct 2 10:32:01 2004
On Sat, 2004-10-02 at 09:09, Israel A. Martmnez Ibarra wrote:
> hi, my name is israel and i'm new in vnc software.
> i have two lan's, both behind a router and i want to connet it, but my
> problem is that 6 of 8 in lan1 and 3 of 4 in lan2 have local ip address
> obtained by dhcp server in the router. how i connect with this computers?, may
> i need to put static ip address at this computers?.
> for your help thank you very much.
Yes, you need fix addresses, (ie you need to know the addresses before
they are assigned, so you can route them.). But you got lots of options
One way is to reconfigure the pc's with fix addresses. But you loose
the advantages of the DHCP automatic configuration. So I wouldn't really
do it this way.
The second method is to tell dhcp to always give out the same address to
the mentioned pc's. This is relatively easy to do, as all that is
needed is to add a "host" section for each pc. Such a section needs
only 2 parameters: the hardware address (MAC), and the ip address to
The third method, is to have DHCP tell DNS what addresses it has given
out and to whom. With this solution, the addresses may change but the
host name resolution does not. This method does not work to well
firewalls with which you need to enter the address. And using a name
resolution in your firewall is an additional security (one more thing to
Not that I would do it this way, but....
You could change the lease time so that the each pc keeps it address for
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