Moving to dynamic IP address - problem?

Discussion in 'TiVo Series 1 - UK' started by the_hut, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. the_hut

    the_hut Alleged Sock Puppet

    Dec 31, 2001
    Hi all.

    I am changing ISP and so whereas I once had a static IP address I will now have a dynamic IP address.

    I am running a TiVo which downloads EPG data over broadband and also runs TiVo Web, however, it was a long time ago that I installed them and I have forgotten the technical gubbins which I went through at the time. My question is whether either the programme download or the TiVo Web is going to experience difficulties given a changed IP address?

    The TiVo Web is firewalled and so not publicly accessible.

    Thanks for advice.
  2. Raisltin Majere

    Raisltin Majere The 96 YNWA

    Mar 12, 2004
    Neither should have problems.

    If you want to access tivoweb from the Internet though, you'll need to use something like dyndns.
  3. Ashley

    Ashley Aibo nut

    Apr 20, 2002
    Windsor UK
    If you're not wanting to access the TiVo from outside your network then your internet IP address doesn't matter.
  4. the_hut

    the_hut Alleged Sock Puppet

    Dec 31, 2001
  5. AMc

    AMc Active Member

    Mar 22, 2002
    East of England
    If you do want external access it can be done for free using DynDNS and a script running on your Tivo (i.e. without your router directly supporting DynDNS).
    Needs a few utilities but all the leg work has been done.

    Details at the other place /forum/showthread.php?t=51840

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