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Old October 23, 2012, 10:33 AM
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the assigned IP address has it's pro's and con's

pro - if the user brings a PC, laptop, tablet and smart phone they won't be consuming 4 IP addresses in DHCP mode which will exceed your address limit on a single sub-net (you should assume for this)

con - it only takes one dumb-ass to enter in a wrong address causing IP address conflicts with other participants.

con - if someone brings another device they are probably going to TRY to enter a different static IP address anyway to guess their way onto the network... again causing an IP address conflict with another participent

con - this is more paperwork you have to manage (who has what address) when you would probably rather be troubleshooting LAN performance or internet performance issues during the party
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