[Dshield] Static IP changing ?? WHY?

Aaron Lewis aaron at adldatacomm.net
Thu Mar 9 00:48:56 GMT 2006


Hmm no VPN here but I don't know about the system restore. I'm going there
tonight so I'll ask.

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[mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org]On Behalf Of Micheal Patterson
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Subject: Re: [Dshield] Static IP changing ?? WHY?






----- Original Message -----
From: "Aaron Lewis" <aaron at adldatacomm.net>
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Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 9:38 PM
Subject: [Dshield] Static IP changing ?? WHY?


> OK I have a good one for the list. I have a small home customer who I set
> up
> with a small netgear firewall/router, not sure of the model, and a Linksys
> WAP54G access point. I used 100% static IP space and have DHCP disabled
> everywhere. I configured the desktop with 192.168.1.11 and the wireless
> laptop with 192.168.2.12. The router is 192.168.2.254 and the AP is
> 192.168.2.253.
>
> Twice now, after a few days of use the laptop all of a sudden is
> configured
> with 192.168.2.11 causing an IP address conflict and obviously taking both
> machines off the network.
>
> Does anyone have any idea why this would / could happen?
>
> Thanks
> ADL


A vpn connection perhaps reassigning the ip for the laptop instead of adding
a secondary ip? If it's windows XP, is the end user by chance doing a system
restore causing it to reset?  Just some wild guesses.

Mike P.

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