What IP Settings Should I Use With My Computer?
When you are configuring your own PC on the ECN network, you will need to obtain an IP address from your Site Specialist.
The following information pertains to the proper TCP/IP settings for your PC with a static IP address
Subnet Mask: Always use the subnet mask 255.255.255.0
Gateway: Use 128.46.xxx.1 - where xxx matches the 3rd set of numbers in your IP address.
For example, if your IP is 188.8.131.52, the Gateway would be 184.108.40.206.
DNS Servers: Set three values for the DNS servers. The these values in the following order.
- Flip a coin: (heads) 220.127.116.11 , 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124
- or (tails) 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206
(The addresses listed are from the hosts ns.ecn.purdue.edu and ns.purdue.edu.)
WINS Servers: Use the following address for WINS service.
- Flip a coin: (heads) Primary: 128.046.154.113, Secondary: 128.046.054.012
- or (tails) Primary: 128.046.054.012, Secondary: 128.046.154.113
DNS Suffix Search Order (Optional): Use the following suffixes.
Firewall settings to address Pings:
Make sure you disable ping suppression so that we don't inadvertently give away your IP address to someone else!
Windows 7: http://www.sysprobs.com/enable-ping-reply-windows-7
Windows 8: http://www.sysprobs.com/how-to-enable-ping-reply-response-in-windows-8-simple-steps
Last modified: 2013/07/03 11:05:52.127523 GMT-4 by
Created: 2007/11/06 14:18:25.357000 US/Eastern by brian.r.brinegar.1.
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