Diagram: Multiple IP Numbers + Hub/Switch
Updated: May 29, 2001


  • This is a possible setup if your DSL/Cable ISP gives you more than one IP number.
  • Each computer is directly connected to the Internet and is thus vulnerable to attack.  Firewall software on each machine is a must.
  • You may want to consider moving the workstation machines behind a single WAN IP number using a router to add a layer of safety. (Example)

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