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10.5: How to use screen sharing remotely and securely
Authored by: Radek03 on Jan 03, '09 10:47:46AM

Did you try to set up a dedicated IP assignment based on MAC address on your DHCP server (I assume this is being run n your router as this is the most common option for household routers)?
This way the DHCP server will always give the same local IP to your client (Mac#2) whenever it connects and then you can set up port forwarding on your router without worrying that the local IP might change for Mac#2.
Alternatively a client can request a certain IP by using what's called DHCP Client ID and that will basically do the same thing but without the need of setting up a MAC address based IP assignment. However this again needs to be supported by the DHCP server (router) and is less common than the 1st option.
Either way your client (Mac#2) will be set to 'acquire IP from DHCP' and will work perfectly normal when connected to other networks.
Hope this helps.

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