Assign permanent port number to a device

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The router of my 2-computer home network has DHCP enabled with a starting address of 192.168.1.100. At the moment I have to enable devices sequentially in a specific order so that they are assigned the same port number as last time. How can I assign a device [web camera(s)] a fixed port number? The computers are networked through a work group ... not a domain. Thanks for answering a 66 year old's "newbie" question.

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what you are trying to achieve manually by sequentially starting computers you trying to allocate the same Ip address to the computer all the time. What i would sugest is to switch to static ip addressing and enable port forward to the computer of your need. As I understood correctly your router assignes IP addresses from 192.168.1.100 and up so for static address use any number below 100 but you will need subnet mask and gateway and dns server to get this info go in to your local machine start–>run–>cmd–>enter in black screen type ipconfig /all this will give you your local computer info then go into your connection manager and change ip address from DHCP to manual. after this step is done your computer will always have the address you specified. After that you will have to go to your router and enable specific port to forward information to your computer. Is this what you been looking for?

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