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WRT54GS DHCP Question

Discussion in 'Linksys Official Firmware' started by ToyotaDave, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. ToyotaDave

    ToyotaDave Addicted to LI Member

    How do i limit what IPs can be issued? It lets me pick the starting IPs but i need to not let it assign any IPs above because i have assigned other devices static Ips in that range.

    Im guessing if i set the Max # of DHCP users to say 20 it will only hand out 20 IP's so if my starting IP is it will go know higher than
  2. fyellin

    fyellin LI Guru Member

    Are you talking about the out-of-the-box firmware?

    The DHCP web change has two fields: "Starting IP address" and "Maximum Number of DHCP users". The latter is a badly named field. It really sets the upper limit for the DHCP addresses.

    So and max=50 sets the upper limit to
  3. ToyotaDave

    ToyotaDave Addicted to LI Member

    Yeah thats what i meant. Thanks!

    Im so used to aftermarket firmware now, i keep looking for features that arent there with the official firmware. I really miss seeing what devices are connected.

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