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Old 27th February 2013, 07:55 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Deweyoxberg View Post
Think you meant different IP there Ducky.
nope, well yes and no, the main result would be a different port, you cannot guarantee a different IP (and on some plans you might have a fixed IP) but on the exchange there are X amount of ports and when you disconnect for 15 mins someone will have pinched your port on the exchange (most likely) and you will have a new port.

the new port often will be on a different router and will most likely result in different routing on the network (different hops etc) so as to spread the load. this was the advice as explained to me by IINet during my dark days.
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