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Several places in this forum people have reported problems (most recently callers receiving "This number is disconnected or no longer in service" and the suggestion has been make sure that you have the correct ports forwarded to the ATA. That is difficult to maintain with a dynamic address on the ATA. Most routers I have seen let you forward to a DHCP assigned address but the manual warns against it because the address can change. (Power failure causing the router to reset and another device gets the ATAs IP before the ATA does.)

This thread was started because a user wanted to use only static IPs on his network. I admit that his is not the normal environment. All clients being DHCP is the "normal" environment for the ATA, but even that is not the best environment because of this port forwarding requirement. The ideal environment would be a home network with mostly DHCP assigned addresses and static for the special cases. The ATA would then receive a static address and the correct ports forwarded to it. Unfortunately, Vonage is not allowing that option and several people in this thread have asked why.

I am also curious why, and I don't buy the increase in support calls to Vonage. I have called Vonage support, and they have been very helpful but they have had no trouble explaining to me that my problem is not their fault. It is the fault of my ISP, my phone, etc. If I choose to statically assign the IP address and I mess it up then I'm sure they would again have no trouble explaining to me that my problem is not their fault. If anything, an arguement could be made that it would cut down on calls because the rest of these odd problems that are resolved by port forwarding would stay resolved no matter what DHCP did.



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Just got my goodies today, and of course it does not work. I have a DS1 (t-1) here,
Why not turn on DHCP on the 2600 and just have it use an address range that's not being
No DHCP in the 2600, at least not as far as I know, trying to get dhcpd to compile on
Fun toy! :) The 2600 definitely supports DHCP. Here's the config from my Cisco
Crap, wrong network, Cisco 1600 on this one, and that link asks for a password,
The commands are the same across the router platforms, so it'll be the same whether
What do you mean the ATA 186 isn't configurable? Hold down the button on the gateway
I'm having this exact same problem - configuring the ATA with a fixed IP address.
I dont see the reluctance to use DHCP here. My network is statically addressed
Likewise, I agree with Frasier. Why the "Anti-DHCP" lobby? You can lock down

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