Updating bt home hub
Home wi-fi allows you to get online from anywhere in your home without having to use a cable.
Thanks to the technology used by BT, in routers like the BT Smart Hub, it’s also a safe and secure way to connect to the internet using your home broadband.
Examples include: For these to work, the remote service needs to know the IP address that's been assigned to your Home Hub, so that the service can find you over the Internet.
The problem is, that your BT Broadband connection uses a 'dynamic' IP address that changes each time your Home Hub is switched off and on.
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All BT Hub’s include a built-in security system that protects your wi-fi network.
You can buy Ethernet Switches (with varying numbers of free ports) from Maplin and Can you change the primary IP address and/or subnet mask of the BT Home Hub?
Wi-fi is playing an increasingly important role in our day-to-day lives as we use it to connect to the internet at work, school and home to learn, entertain and communicate with people all over the world.
The practical upshot of this is that your Home Hub 'updates' Dyn DNS with your Home Hub's dynamic IP address, meaning that hostname always points to the correct IP address.
Plantronics Hub for Windows/Mac, part of the Plantronics software portfolio, is a client application that allows users to control the settings on their Plantronics audio device.
Users can customize their ringtone and ring location, configure presence updates, and more.
Yes - it's possible - The trick is to get all of the computers to be in the same IP address range, to make sure the Hub and all PCs use the same subnet address, and to get the PCs to use the router's Gateway IP address. The Windows XP Networking tool can be very helpful with setting up file sharing and connectivity between machines.
Some online services and products need to know what IP address your home broadband connection uses, so that it can connect to your equipment remotely.