What is HOPS ?

  marsman 09:03 25 May 2006

I have a US Robotics router, I'm thinking of using static IP Addresses; it asks for HOPS in the config box, what is HOPS?

  ade.h 15:16 25 May 2006

Is this the same USR router that you recommended recently, saying it was really easy to set up....?

Anyway, I can't find any reference to HOPS apart from the obvious beer-related type. Doesn't the manual explain what it means?

  marsman 15:43 25 May 2006

And there's me thinking you were the expert, for your information, it is easy to set up, I noticed this HOPS on the static IP address and had never come across it before, for your information, it is the number of routers between the WAN router and the outside world. The US Robotics router comes with a built in print server, something I would have thought most people would want since unless they had an ethernet printer, they would have to fire up any other PC that the USB printer was connected to to print. You only need to look at the threads to see the problems people have with Belkins, so I would have a thought a alternatice would be the US Robotics. But thanks for your help anyway.

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