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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Settings That Might Be Required by Your ISP

Depending on your ISP, you might be required to enter some other settings using the administration panel for your access point/router besides just selecting dynamic IP addressing (or providing a static IP and DNS server address).

Hostname and Domain Name Settings

Some ISPs (particularly cable operators) require a hostname and domain name. Figure 15.3 shows these being entered in the Linksys Wireless Broadband Router administration panel.

Figure 15.3. Some cable ISPs require a hostname and a domain name, which can be entered in the access point/router using the device's administration panel.

Click Apply at the bottom of the administration panel to keep these settings.

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