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Topic # 196120 20-May-2016 08:28
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Hey bigpipe, you may be busy, but a gentle poke from me. 

 

 

 

I sent an email early Thursday, having been switched to UFB (all good! love the Elite) I requested my static IP to be applied to the connection.

 

Please can this be action?

 

regards

 

Luke

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1556155 20-May-2016 11:51
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If you reboot your router does the IP it gets change? If not, you've found the static IP.




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  Reply # 1556247 20-May-2016 13:19
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hmm this is true!





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  Reply # 1556291 20-May-2016 14:33
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Or is it a public IP - most dynamic BP IPs will be CG-NAT




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  Reply # 1557186 22-May-2016 11:03
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rebooted router and got an IP.

 

Jumped on to google: whats my IP. They matched so assumed that was my new static.

 

If it was the CG-NAT one they would have been different.





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  Reply # 1557201 22-May-2016 11:51
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Reboot your router again and check if it has changed, if not, that might be your static.

 

 

 

Even so, It's no guarantee, I've often received the same IP after a router reboot and I'm on a dynamic IP. Best to email bigpipe and ask if it's applied.


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  Reply # 1557268 22-May-2016 13:33
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If the IP address your router has on its WAN interface starts with 100.x.x.x it's CGNAT. If it starts with anything else and remains the same after a reboot, it's static.

 

What Google says your IP is and the IP your router has from Bigpipe will not necessarily be the same, due to CGNAT.


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