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    Brent_212
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    Question How to set up static LAN ip's with a router...

    I'm using a Linksys Router with a 5-port switch. I can't figure out how to setup the router so that the four computers on the network don't have to set their ip's for "Obtain automatically." I want to set the port forwarding up so I can put up an ftp server, but if my computer gets a new ip every time it's restarted (192.168.1.x), this won't work very well. I've tried setting the ip's of the computers to 192.168.1.101-104 and using the router's LAN ip (192.168.1.1) for their gateways, but it won't work. I can see all the computers on the network, but I can't connect to anything on the internet unless I set them to obtain ip automatically. I tried turning the DHCP off, but I get the same results.

    I need to know what to do with the router's settings and what to do with the computers' settings. BTW, we have a cable modem with a dynamic ip. Do I have to do anything with the DNS info on the computer's TCP/IP settings? With a dynamic ip address, do these settings also change (the internet default gateway and the DNS search order/domain name, etc.)?

    Thanks for any help,
    -Brent

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    glc1
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    Can't you forward ports over a range w/the Linksys router? I thought I saw someone mention that on this forum. Check the manual and see if it has anything pertaining to forwarding ports over a selected range.

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    wakobob
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    The first computers IP should only be 1 more then the gatway, if im not mistaken.

    Gateway: 10.0.0.1
    1st PC: 10.0.0.2
    and so on

    Hope this helps.

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    hey Brent...you have to add your DNS numbers on each computer just like you did to the router ..etc DNS,Domain and of course you router as the gateway. good luck

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