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Belkin Knowledge Base Article ID: 2824


How To: Configure a static IP address


 The information in this article applies to the following products:
   
  • 4-Port Cable/DSL Gateway Router (F5D5230-4)
  • Cable/DSL Gateway Router (F5D5231-4)
  • Wireless Cable/DSL Gateway Router (11Mbps) (F5D6230-3)
  • 802.11b Wireless Cable/DSL Gateway Router (F5D6231-4)
  • 802.11g Wireless DSL/Cable Gateway Router (F5D7230-4)
  • 802.11b Wireless Network Access Point (F5D6130)
  • 802.11g Wireless Network Access Point (F5D7130)
  •      


     The information in this article applies to the following operating systems:
       
  • Mac OS 9
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 98
  • Windows ME
  • Windows XP
  •      

     Summary
        This article describes how to configure a static IP address.

     More Info
       

    Windows 95/98/ME

    1. Double-click My Computer, then double-click Control Panel.
    2. Double-click the Network icon.
    3. Double-click the TCP/IP protocol bound to the network adapter you want to manually assign.
    4. From the IP Address Tab, Select Specify An IP Address, and then type a unique IP address for each client computer using the range between 192.168.2.2 to 192.168.2.254
    5. In the Subnet Mask box, type 255.255.255.0
    6. On the DNS Configuration tab, click Enable DNS, and then type the client computer's name in the Host box.
    Note: The computer name is case-sensitive, and unique to each computer.
    7. On the Gateway tab, type 192.168.2.1 in the New Gateway box, and then click Add.
    8. Under DNS Server Search Order, type 192.168.2.1, and then click Add.
    9. Click OK, and restart your computer when prompted.

    Windows 2000

    1. Click on the Start menu, select Settings, and double-click Network and Dial-up Connections
    2. Double-click on the Local Area Connection of the adapter you want to manually assign, select properties
    3. Double-click on Internet Protocol TCP/IP, Select use the following IP address, and then type a unique IP address for each client computer using the range between 192.168.2.2 to 192.168.2.254
    4. In the Subnet Mask section, type 255.255.255.0
    5. In the Gateway section, type 192.168.2.1
    6. Select Use the following DNS Server Addresses, type 192.168.2.1 under preferred DNS server and click OK

    Windows XP

    1. Click on the Start menu, select Control Panel
    Note: If you are running Windows XP in classic mode, you will need to select the Start menu, select Settings, then choose Control Panel

    2. Click the Switch to Classic View icon
    3. Double-click the Network Connections icon
    4. Double-click on the Local Area Connection of the adapter you want to manually assign, select properties
    5. Double-click on Internet Protocol TCP/IP, Select use the following IP address, and then type a unique IP address for each client computer using the range between 192.168.2.2 to 192.168.2.254
    6. In the Subnet Mask section, type 255.255.255.0
    7. In the Gateway section, type 192.168.2.1
    8. Select Use the following DNS Server Addresses, type 192.168.2.1 under preferred DNS server and click OK

    Mac OS 9

    1. Click on the Apple menu and select Control Panels
    2. Click TCP/IP
    3. In the Connect via field, select the adapter you want to manually assign.
    4. Select Manually from the Configure drop down list.
    5. In the IP Address section, type a unique IP address for each client computer using the range between 192.168.2.2 to 192.168.2.254
    6. In the Subnet Mask section, type 255.255.255.0
    7. In the Router section, type 192.168.2.1
    8. In the Name Server box, type 192.168.2.1
    9. Click Apply Now

    Mac OS X

    1. Click on the Apple menu and select System Preferences
    2. Double-click the Network icon
    3. Select New Location... from the Location: drop down list Enter Belkin as the name of the new location and click OK
    4. Select the adapter you want to manually assign from the Show drop down list.
    5. Click on the TCP/IP tab
    6. Select Manually from the Configure drop down list.
    7. In the IP Address section, type a unique IP address for each client computer using the range between 192.168.2.2 to 192.168.2.254
    8. In the Subnet Mask section, type 255.255.255.0
    9. In the Router section, type 192.168.2.1
    10. In the DNS Servers box, type 192.168.2.1
    11. Click Apply Now

    Note: All static IP Addresses should be set outside the DHCP's IP Address range.


    Last Updated: 3/16/2004 3:18:51 AM


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