Virgin Media – Forcing A Sticky IP To Change

Virgin Media is a major supplier of broadband to the consumer and business markets in the UK. In fact at the time of writing this article, Virgin Media was second only to British Telecom (BT), the biggest player.

As an Internet Service Provider (ISP), Virgin Media facilitates allocation of dynamic Internet protocol (IP) addresses to routers in its network. These routers are often the Super Hubs supplied by Virgin Media themselves. A Super Hub is a combination of a modem with wired and wireless routers built in.

Dynamic IPs are assigned on Wide Area Networks (WAN) by Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers. At the router level, this one WAN IPs can be translated into many Local Area Network (LAN) IPs by the router in a process called Network Address Translation (NAT). These LAN IPs are…

Source by Hanif Somani