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Nice Introduction To Home Networking

As the first EZ-B4's shipped, there have been a lot of conversations about connecting to home networks and a good number of just general network questions. I came across a nice article today that gives a basic introduction to home networking that I think is a good start.

It doesn't cover three of the critical items that will come up with EZ-B v4 that have sparked a lot of conversation here. Assigning the same IP to your EZ-B device every time (static DHCP, or some other names) or Dynamic DNS and Port forwarding (needed to access your EZ-B over the internet), but it is a good baseline to refer to before having those conversations.

If I come across good articles on those I will update this thread, or if I don't, I'll sit down and write a general tutorial one of these days if no one beats me to it -- I am looking at you @Rich :).


www.howtogeek.com/99001/htg-explains-routers-and-switches/


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#1  
Tell you what, I'll count to 100 before I start on it:)

Nah, you're OK. My stress levels are through the roof right now as is my workload (part of the reason for the stress) so I'm probably going to be "AFK" quite often for a bit.
#2  
Thanks for the link Alan... If any one of you 2 guys writes a tutorial on this stuff, I'll be all over it like Oprah on a baked ham....:P
#3  
Home or office wireless networking from robots to the controlling pc I'm sure will be a hot topic especially for those working on the "jarvis" home solution more and more would be interconnected together. I'm all ears guys.
#4  
Good find thetechguru, this will certainly help the casual WiFi'er understand just a little of what's going on in the air around them.