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How to assign LAN-IP to Router via DHCP?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by Nox997, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Nox997

    Nox997 LI Guru Member


    Is it possible to assign the LAN-IP of the Router via DHCP?

    Thanks in advance,
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    afaik NO. what exactly are you trying to do?
  3. Nox997

    Nox997 LI Guru Member

    I'm part of a rather big "House-Network" with a Subnet of where all adresses are assinged via DHCP (except the Gateway address).

    I just wanted to use the WRT54GL as an Access-Point and to act it as a layer 2 device. For the config I thought I should give the Router an IP address of this subnet. To avoid IP collision, I'd like the router to obtain the address via DHCP.

    For now, I configured the router to use the WAN port with DHCP to connect to the network and set up my own subnet.

    Do you have any idea how I can realise my idea above?
  4. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa LI Guru Member

    Ask the house admin to create a DHCP reservation for your and then just hard code it.

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