Santa Rosa, CA
Home Automation Will Break
Along with the plethora of other services.
The IPs handed out to U-Verse are tagged by equipment. Usually, you'll never lose the same IP for the life of your equipment.
I've had the same "dynamic" IP for multiple years now, even after shutting off power to my RG for a day.
I've got access to various web appliances (irrigation, HVAC, security cameras, garage door, lights), accessible via my IP address & port assignments (worldwide) that are great. I can turn my sprinklers on/off in another continent.
With this new scheme, I'll have to pay $15/month? I already get it for free.
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