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Windows 7: DHCP and static ip simultaneously, one nic ?

09 Mar 2011   #11
sillik

w7 64
 
 

I could ask about static ip's, but as i now bought that another nic.. it is working fine.

but thx anyway.


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09 Mar 2011   #12
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Its doable. First open up your tcpip properties window and set it for Automatically Obtain. Once that is done click on the Alternate Configuration tab and setup your static IP address. Your PC will first try to obtain a Dynamic IP, if it can't get one after about 2 minuts it will switch to the static IP you set. I used only static IPs here at home and setup my daughters netbook this way. She complained about the 2 minute wait but it worked. Doing this let me keep my static IPs at home and her netbook would still work on other networks.
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09 Mar 2011   #13
sillik

w7 64
 
 

Actually not, what i'm looking for.. to use dynamic and static ip simultanously, one network card (2 networks) (win7)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sillik View Post
Google is full of "alternative config" suggestions, but they aren't what i'm looking for.
(since it is for the "if DHCP isn't available" situation)
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09 Mar 2011   #14
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

OK, I missed the "at the same time" part.
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14 Mar 2011   #15
Jaska

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I'm looking answer to this too, on winxp it worked with some registery hacking but now it doesnt seem to work...

Could there be an alternative with cloning the real nic into virtual one which connects to the LAN?

I want to bypass the modem bridge mode with this "hack" also its for some extra security...

Please don't start with the question "why you want to do that? why not use routed+nat?" and no, alternate configuration does not work.
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14 Mar 2011   #16
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Usually when you setup a network, you dedicate a portion of the address space to DHCP addresses and leave the remainder for devices that need to be static, like servers, printers, etc. So, 192.168.1.1 through 192.168.1.10 could be static, 192.168.1.11-192.168.1.200 could be dynamic and 192.168.1.200 to 192.168.1.254 could be static.
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15 Mar 2011   #17
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jaska View Post
I'm looking answer to this too, on winxp it worked with some registery hacking but now it doesnt seem to work...

Could there be an alternative with cloning the real nic into virtual one which connects to the LAN?

I want to bypass the modem bridge mode with this "hack" also its for some extra security...

Please don't start with the question "why you want to do that? why not use routed+nat?" and no, alternate configuration does not work.
Extra security?
Giving yourself a Static ip is more secure?
When did this happen?

And yes you man make virtual Nics in vms. if your wanting to be more secure you would be using one
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15 Mar 2011   #18
Jaska

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jaska View Post
I'm looking answer to this too, on winxp it worked with some registery hacking but now it doesnt seem to work...

Could there be an alternative with cloning the real nic into virtual one which connects to the LAN?

I want to bypass the modem bridge mode with this "hack" also its for some extra security...

Please don't start with the question "why you want to do that? why not use routed+nat?" and no, alternate configuration does not work.
Extra security?
Giving yourself a Static ip is more secure?
When did this happen?

And yes you man make virtual Nics in vms. if your wanting to be more secure you would be using one
It's easier and more secure to manage LAN services if no one from the internet can reach them when the firewall is either on or off. (static ip for lan services + dhcp for internet)dns cache server, mailserver, fileserver and all that.

But yeah I'm back to routed mode, had too many problems with wlan+bridged mode. The modem I'm using has some hardware bugs that causes it to lose wlan connection, though now there is some performance issues >_>

Probably need to buy new modem...
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24 Mar 2011   #19
Jocky Wilson

Windows Vista Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jaska View Post
I'm looking answer to this too, on winxp it worked with some registery hacking but now it doesnt seem to work...

Could there be an alternative with cloning the real nic into virtual one which connects to the LAN?

I want to bypass the modem bridge mode with this "hack" also its for some extra security...

Please don't start with the question "why you want to do that? why not use routed+nat?" and no, alternate configuration does not work.
I'm also looking for this answer. As you say, you could do it on WinXP (and I'm not sure you even needed a registry hack to do it either), but the functionality seems to have been removed from both Windows Vista & Windows 7.

Surely there must be some registry hack or something to get this working again?
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24 Mar 2011   #20
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

The easiest solution is to use static Ip addresses. as you can set multiple gateways and Ips.
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