Setting static IP addresses LAN / Wireless

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by kiwi_chap, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. kiwi_chap

    kiwi_chap Guest


    I have recently purchased a WAG325N and I will be the first to admit that I am a novice at all this wireless and networking stuff.

    What I would like to do is have a mixture of devices connected physically and wirelessly to the WAG325N to access the internet but I would like ALL the devices to have a static IP address e.g my laptop has a wireless card with a specific MAC address and I only want this mac address to be assigned a specific IP address.

    I have tried to set this up in the WAG325N but I cant find a place where I can see assign this MAC address to this IP address. I dont want to use DHCP.

    For the pcs physically conected to the WAg325N, I would also liek to assign fixed Ip addresses but again cant find anywhere to do this..
  2. mstombs

    mstombs Network Guru Member

    For some unknown reason (marketing differentiation?) many Linksys routers do not have a "static dhcp" or "LAN Clients" IP reservation scheme - this is one of the first additions 3rd party firmwares often add (i.e. Woytekm for the WAG200G, Hyperwrt/Tomato for WRT54GL etc).

    So it may not be there - and this means fixed port forwarding can only be done to machines with fixed IP addresses defined in the client not using dhcp, and yes this a complete PITA!
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