Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
221 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 562111 28-Dec-2011 11:00 Send private message

I've had a static IP with telecom since the beginning and haven't yet received such a letter... So I too wonder what the criteria is on their assumption its unused? 
This also doesn't make sense to me as they're giving residential users static IPs now as default aren't they? or has this stopped?? 

1599 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 562116 28-Dec-2011 11:04 Send private message

I was aware they were giving them away by default. Though, on the higher end plans it comes free (optionally).

3010 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 193

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 562119 28-Dec-2011 11:16 Send private message

raytaylor: Well if telecom does happen to get desperate, I have a /22 they can buy off me, for a nice premium of course.
My upstream doesnt seem to be able to get their upstream to get it going...so i have been doing carrier NAT for my customers since i started.


Aha IPv4 hoarder discovered. Burn at the stake! 





2221 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 189

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 562199 28-Dec-2011 18:28 Send private message

Zeon:
raytaylor: Well if telecom does happen to get desperate, I have a /22 they can buy off me, for a nice premium of course.
My upstream doesnt seem to be able to get their upstream to get it going...so i have been doing carrier NAT for my customers since i started.


Aha IPv4 hoarder discovered. Burn at the stake! 


No no no not a hoarder
Just unable to use it because my upstream cant get telstra clear to hurry up and accept the subnet to advertise.

I WANT to use them for my rapidly growing customer base who are currently being natted. But i have been waiting 3 months so far and am not having any luck.




Ray Taylor
Taylor Broadband (rural hawkes bay)
www.ruralkiwi.com

There is no place like localhost
For my general guide to extending your wireless network Click Here






167 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 567408 11-Jan-2012 15:30 Send private message

And a further fail in this sorry saga ...

Today I get an email from Telecom saying

"I have checked your account and you are currently not assigned a static IP to line 03 3394960"

and

"If you would like a static IP address for 03 3394960 please complete the form on the link below or simply reply to this email and I can assign one for you."



So I get back to them asking for confirmation to just where the IP is allocated and that it wont be killed.



I am much relieved to get the repsonse

"In your case your static IP 219.89.80.121 is definitely assigned to 03 3394960 and will not be cancelled."



Hopefully that is the end of it (but I'm not holding my breath)




1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Windows 10 announced, as well as developer preview
Created by macuser, last reply by Tinshed on 2-Oct-2014 21:10 (113 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


What time will the Apple Store online be selling the iPhone 6?
Created by scotiwis, last reply by Bextinaa on 2-Oct-2014 21:24 (221 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by JimmyC on 29-Sep-2014 09:16 (441 replies)
Pages... 28 29 30


Can i have 2 ISP's at home?
Created by ReckITT, last reply by Lazarui on 30-Sep-2014 18:15 (49 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Samsung Galaxy S4
Created by beenz, last reply by fizzychicken on 2-Oct-2014 19:46 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Why is your nickname what it is, what are the origins of it?
Created by Presso, last reply by Presso on 2-Oct-2014 20:12 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


iPhone 6 From Spark - Order Dates and Pricing?
Created by Otagolad, last reply by Yatey on 2-Oct-2014 19:53 (355 replies)
Pages... 22 23 24


Harvey Norman's Biggest Ever Retail Sale
Created by DravidDavid, last reply by joker97 on 2-Oct-2014 14:24 (30 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.