| | Re: The only DSL game in town
"Lloyd E. Sponenburgh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have a problem I _think_ can be fixed with a router or security appliance
>(wired or wireless), but would like an opinion.
> I have just received a promise of getting DSL within the next two
> months -- after years of dial-up only. The ONLY DSL is (will be)
> available from a single vendor.
> They say I may connect only one computer to the DSL, which I take to mean
> I can have only one DHCP lease at a time.
> I have three computers in the house. Although they're seldom used
> simultaneously, they might be.
> Can a router or security appliance pull down one DHCP lease, then spoof
> for all three computers without the carrier seeing that multiple computers
> are accessing the line?
Yes, buy a router (wired or wireless to fit) and the routers WAN port will
grab a address from your modem. The router will use NAT to forward traffic
from any of the three PC's on the LAN side to the WAN port.
Your ISP will never know the differance.