[RndTbl] Re: [TLUG]: ipchicken.com and access by an outside PC

Bill Reid billreid at shaw.ca
Sat Sep 7 15:26:53 CDT 2002

Mel Seder wrote:

> Perhaps I could have explored a bit but the chicken in me took over and
> I didn't go poking around.  I began to wonder if I might be better off
> in the long run to get a new broadband router.  I saw one on
> futureshop.ca that was a D-Link 4 Port 10/100BT Broadband Router for
> $139.99.  The set up I have now is a router and a hub.  There are
> possibly other benefits than making my workspace a little cleaner and
> more compact but I don't know what they are.  The spec sheet on the
> broadband router mentioned linux support.  I don't know what linux
> support might have meant but I suspect that it was a program to let you
> get at the router settings for allowing outsiders to get at my PC by
> allowing traffic on certain ports.


The router you have should do the job. Is it a DI-701? 

If it is then I will check the manual and give you the required

Do you have the password?

Are your Linux boxes using DHCP or static IP?  

Bill Reid  (204) 452-6590   993 Dorchester Ave.  Winnipeg,MB  R3M 0P9

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