Mailing List Archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [tlug] NAS and DHCP?

>> I've been setting up the Buffalo LinkStation, which is going smoothly
>> (and all using Linux: I'll post my notes to my blog later).
>> It is getting an IP address from the router, using DHCP. It seems this
>> is a Potential Problem, and I should assign it a static IP address (same
>> subnet, but outside the DHCP address range). Is there any good reason
>> not to do that?
> I am not sure to understand.  This kind of device should be behind your
> NAT/firewall, no ?

Yes, it is.

I went ahead and gave it a static IP address. Everything working fine.
My question was: is there a better way, and if so, why would it
(sticking with DHCP) be better?


Home | Main Index | Thread Index

Home Page Mailing List Linux and Japan TLUG Members Links