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# 140776 19-Feb-2014 22:02
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Hi All,

I'm looking for the public IP range that Orcon uses (as I'm on a dynamic IP) - can anyone help?

Cheers,

Jeremy.

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  # 990912 20-Feb-2014 09:22
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there are several ranges that Orcon owns, perhaps what are you trying to find out in relation to them would be more pointed question. :)




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  # 990935 20-Feb-2014 09:28
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Sure thing (sorry, should have been more specific in my original post).

 

We're trying to filter hits on a website, and discount any that I have made. As I'm on an Orcon dynamically assigned IP, I need to know the possible range of IPs in order to create this filter.

(And yes, I realise that this would also be a catch-all filter affecting any requests from any other Orcon user. In this case we're OK with that).

Cheers,

Jeremy.

 
 
 
 


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  # 990951 20-Feb-2014 09:57
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Why don't you just write a script to capture you current (and therefore historical) IP's and use that to filter?

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  # 990962 20-Feb-2014 10:11
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This ought to cover it (note: not provided by us) : Major IP Address Blocks for New Zealand

I made an .htaccess which includes all the NZ IP ranges from that site, if anyone wants it I'll happily share it.

Edit: just noticed that the "owner" field is empty in that table. In which case 121.98.0.0/15 and 60.234.0.0/16 ought to cover it.  Also I'm surprised if any decent CMS cannot discount logged in admins from the hit count?

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  # 990972 20-Feb-2014 10:17
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These are the current netblocks we are advertising

http://bgp.he.net/AS17746#_prefixes



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  # 990993 20-Feb-2014 11:06
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Thanks everyone



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  # 991145 20-Feb-2014 14:25
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I guess there's no harm in asking - do you think Orcon will be reconsidering their no-static-IP policy (on unlimited plans) anytime soon?

 
 
 
 


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  # 991151 20-Feb-2014 14:42
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jscriv: I guess there's no harm in asking - do you think Orcon will be reconsidering their no-static-IP policy (on unlimited plans) anytime soon?


I've heard various noises about this but nothing official.  I don't imagine anything will be announced until, you know, something is announced :)   But I'll put the question to Product.

Update: So I asked product: "There's pressure internally to review it, as we're aware it's frustrating for some.  But there's no hard decision or dates yet." I guess that's as close to an official line as we can get :)



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  # 991159 20-Feb-2014 14:53
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Thanks for the quick reply UbergeekNZ. It's definitely frustrating - hopefully things will change sooner rather than later :-)

[and FWIW, I'm not looking to run any local servers. The dynamic IP issue for me is not being able to be whitelisted through various firewalls - dyndns services don't cut it]

 

Cheers,

Jeremy

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  # 991160 20-Feb-2014 15:01
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One thing I could suggest is a cheap VPS, using certificate based SSH, and then use it as a jump host for your stuff.  Just secure that down to Orcon or NZ range and you should be pretty sweet.

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  # 991550 21-Feb-2014 08:37
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ubergeeknz:
jscriv: I guess there's no harm in asking - do you think Orcon will be reconsidering their no-static-IP policy (on unlimited plans) anytime soon?


I've heard various noises about this but nothing official.  I don't imagine anything will be announced until, you know, something is announced :)   But I'll put the question to Product.

Update: So I asked product: "There's pressure internally to review it, as we're aware it's frustrating for some.  But there's no hard decision or dates yet." I guess that's as close to an official line as we can get :)


Would be nice, getting sick of having to verify my IP all the time in different MMOs.

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