What Is MAC Cloning Relating to ISP?

What Is MAC Cloning? To  clarify, MAC stands for Media Access Control and the hardware address is what the device (or Network Interface Card) is manufactured with.  Why clone a MAC address?  Computer/Device connectivity issues happen even with the hardware and software working properly and MAC cloning used to fix this.  Adding a different computer/device […]

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What Is DHCP – Overview of IP Address Assignment

In simple terms, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) determines if an IP is static or dynamic.  The length of time for an assigned IP address by the DHCP. To clarify, the server controls the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.  Moreover, a router can be a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol server, and on most home networks, serves […]

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What Is a MAC Address Relating to Internet?

First, it is a good idea to let you know what MAC stands for which is Media Access Control. Each device has physical hardware information (called MAC address) to identify it on network interfaces.  Therefore, this gives the device the ability to connect to a network, which the Internet is nothing more than a large […]

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Static IP vs Dynamic IP Relating to Devices

What is the difference between a static IP address vs dynamic IP address? When a device assigned a static IP address, the address does not change. When a device assigned a dynamic IP address it is exactly that, dynamic.  It could change frequently, or not change for more than 1 year. It really depends on […]

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IP Address Management Relating to IPs

What Is IP Address Management or IPAM? IP Address Management, or IPAM, is breaking down and assigning your internal IP block into segments.   As a result, this allows faster troubleshooting when monitoring the network and seeing an erratic IP.  Moreover, because you’ve segmented the IPs out.  You’ll know exactly which segment it’s coming from and can […]

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External IP Address Assigning To Computer

External and local IP addresses both serve the same purpose.  An external or public IP address is used across the Internet locating computer systems and devices. A local or internal IP address is used in a private network to locate the computers and devices connected to it. Your ISP will assign an external IP address […]

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