Carl

Think I'll jump in here.

At 04:14 PM 10/16/97 -0400, you wrote:

>2.  What IP address is assigned to your AS400? Don't you get dynamiclly
>assigned an IP address each time you dial the ISP??

The ISP I use—a private local one—assigns me, at home, a dynamic address.
The 400, on the other hand, will have a fixed address—it doesn't allow
dynamic assignment at all. So it's got to be defined by NIC to be useful.

The 400 doesn't really need to know your address in advance—I know from
experience. That'd only be necessary if you want to connect from the 400 to
you, not from you to the 400.

Cheers
Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480


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