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Hub and IP Addresses




I'm wondering if you can assign a static IP to a Hub which is connected to a DSL Modem. (I'm talking about a small Home Network with two computers, one Hub and a DSL Modem)

When I use a Router it automatically gets, and I can assign static addresses to the computers that are attached to the router, like, etc.

But I don't know how is this working on Hubs, since the Hubs are not using NAT and getting the IP addresses directly from the Modem, AFAIK.

Thanks for your input.

I think we can kill this problem easy. :) Hubs don't have IP:s. As simple as that. Hubs are just dumb traffic splitters. This also means that most of the time you can't use just a hub to split an Internet connection.

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