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    Network IP addressing

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    by tweakerxp ·

    I know a guy who has 8 store in different locations around my area. He has no servers at all. He has a DSL connection to the internet at each location. He wants to be able to log in remotely to check sales and stuff.

    He want to change the IP address on the computers at each location to something like this…
    Store A – 192.168.1.100
    Store B – 192.168.2.100
    Store C – 192.168.3.100
    and so on…
    so he can tell which store he’s logged in to.

    I’m no network guru be any means but I don’t thnk you can do that like he wants unless you have a static IP from the carrier, correct? He want to be able to tell which computer is which by the IP address.

    What would be a good way to tell him how to do that?

    Thanks

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    • #3036369

      Clarifications

      by tweakerxp ·

      In reply to Network IP addressing

      Clarifications

    • #3036365

      First of all

      by bizintelligence ·

      In reply to Network IP addressing

      you can not use private addresses over the internet. Two ways to do it…
      1 >
      Get public ip address range from your ISP to cover 8 locations…something like

      203.206.115.1/28
      which will give you
      Subnet- 203.206.115.0 , Valid Hosts 203.206.115.1 to 203.206.115.14 , Broadcast address – 203.206.115.15

      Once you get that then do port forwarding for rdp or remote control application on your ADSL router.

      2 >

      If you dont have static IPs for your 8 ADSL locations then use dynamic dns service…

      Once you get that then do port forwarding for rdp or remote control application on your ADSL router.

      • #3036319

        ip addressing

        by tweakerxp ·

        In reply to First of all

        So once I get him to get the public IP then he can assign one to each store, correct. Will he need to be “physically” be at each store to do this?

    • #3036306

      the question is what equipment does he have

      by cg it ·

      In reply to Network IP addressing

      at each store that gives him internet access? what computers access the internet?

      With internet access via DSL at each store, he has public addresses. So if he has DSL with a combination modem/router or a modem and a router, depending upon what router, there are a couple of things you can do so that he knows what connection is for what store and that doesn’t have to be addressing.

    • #3036261

      LogMeIn

      by arujammer ·

      In reply to Network IP addressing

      This is just a sugestion. Why don’t you try LogMeIn, no worries about ip addresses and firewall settings, just make sure the remote computer have access to the internet.Create an account at LogMeIn and add the computer to the account. You can then access the computer from an internet interface from any place you are with internet access.

      • #3036257

        Excellent

        by cg it ·

        In reply to LogMeIn

        .

      • #3036253

        IP addressing… LogMeIn

        by tweakerxp ·

        In reply to LogMeIn

        That sounds like a plan there becasue this guy isn’t very technical about computers. That would be a much simpler tool for him.

        Thanks for the suggestion!

        • #3036244

          Remote desktop

          by spc_tcol ·

          In reply to IP addressing… LogMeIn

          There are a lot of these programs out there, that allow to get access to a remote desktop.

          But you are sure that he want’s access to the computer?
          If he wants to check the sales, almost all computers should be able to send him an email every 5 min. if he needs it.

          But I wouldn’t work for someone that doesn’t trust me and has to check my work computer every day.

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