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IP Pool starting address....

by christy / July 6, 2010 1:27 AM PDT

I connect to the Internet via an ADSL modem/router ZyXEL ADSL2 P-660R, in router mode. At the set up page Network>LAN>DHCP setup, what should I put in for IP Pool starting address ? Pool size ? And at the next section, what are the DNS servers ? I have already put in the numbers provided by my ISP at the Local Network adaptor... [BTW, the OS is XP Pro]. Thanks.


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You shouldn't have to do that . . .
by Coryphaeus / July 6, 2010 6:34 AM PDT

The router IP address range is built in with a default address and range. Normally it is either: - 199 (Linksys) - 199 (D-link)

Or, in general: -

Is there not a general default setup?

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There is an address....
by christy / July 6, 2010 10:57 PM PDT

...just curious.



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One reason to limit the pool would be
by Steven Haninger / July 13, 2010 7:58 AM PDT

if you needed to assign a static addresses to any device such as a network printer, NAS, etc. But, with 250+ to play with, you won't have a problem running out of available addresses on a home network.

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