There is one way to do this but many network/system administrators don't allow it in their networks. You could configure your NAS device to use DHCP and allow the IP address to be assigned dynamically. DHCP stands for dynamic host connection protocol. Unix and Windows NT/2000 systems support DHCP. You might want to check out how the Snap device is installed.
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This was first published in September 2001