more than 255 dhcp leases?

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by vincentm, Jun 3, 2005.

  1. vincentm

    vincentm Network Guru Member


    i'm running ewrt 0.3 beta and am wondering if there is any way to have more than 255 active dhcp leases on this device, w/o using another computer or another wireless access point. the idea is to provide a hot spot for 500-1000 simultaneous users. thank you in advance.
  2. dribble

    dribble Network Guru Member

    Changing subnet mask

    How about altering the subnet of the DHCP to include more than one class C? (class C = 254 addresses) - class C - 2 x class C - 3 x class C
    etc etc

    Hope that helps?
  3. Guyfromhe

    Guyfromhe Network Guru Member

    i'd be supprised if you could get 1000 clients on a single WRT without it crapping out...
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