IP Address Assignments
Last Updated: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 > Related Articles
Read some frequently asked questions about IP address assignments.
Frequently Asked Questions about IP Address Assignments
The DHCP server assigning IP addresses associates the MAC address with the modem and stores a matching IP on the DHCP provisioning cluster.
Yes. By changing the device the modem is connected to, a new MAC address has to be stored by the DHCP server. Since the new MAC address is different from the previous one, it is likely that your IP address will change. Your subnet and default gateway may also change.