I need to access a few home systems over the internet... how do I find out the IP of my Excede modem and does it change and if so how often

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how do I find out the IP address of my exede modem...so that I can access my systems at home over the internet
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Sara Ausar

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  • ok...

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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Hello Sara

With the residential services you have a dynamic IP address which means it's routinely changing. A lot of companies use a Static or persistent IP address which is only available with a business plan. Simply typing in what is my IP address into Google alone can give you an IP address. Also you can try these methods http://www.wikihow.com/Find-out-Your-IP-Address
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Old Labs

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It can be done but requires a dynamic DNS service account (http://www.noip.com/remote-access comes to mind). Some include the ability to automatically update the IP address when it dynamically changes. It's a frequently asked question over in the other forum (https://www.wildblueworld.com/forum/) but within the context of security monitoring - you may want to search or ask over there. 
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