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Anonymous
December 17, 2009 12:20:28 PM

Just can’t figure it out. Here’s my setup.
Router 1 (Verizon FIOS Router)
LAN IP: 192.168.1.1
DHCP: ON
Wireless: OFF
Bridged Mode: ON
Start: 192.168.1.2
End 192:168.1.99

Connection is LAN port on Router 1 to LAN port Router 2
Router 2 (NetGear WNR200)
LAN IP: 192.168.1.1
DHCP: ON
Wireless: ON
Start: 192.168.1.100
End 192.168.1.254

I have one computer connected to the wireless router pulling an IP of 192.168.1.103. For the life of me I cannot figure out why my IPhone connects to the wireless network and pulls an IP of 192.168.1.4. Router 1 is turned off and it should be pulling address from router 2 with IP range of 192.168.1.100-254.
My second issue is one computer is hard wired (cat5) to Router 2 (LAN Port) and “will not load any web papers” when I try to get out on the Internet. When I check the IPCONFIG it shows an IP of 192.168.1.104. I tried Ipconfig/release then ipconfig/renew and this computer work sometimes. What am I missing here?
Should I turn off DHCP on router 1?

Am I correct to leave DHCP on router 2 to pass out IPs to the network. I tried turning off DHCP on the NetGear router and was unable to.

To my knowledge having DHCP turned on on both routers should not be a
problem if they are looking at different portion of the subnet mask.

192.168.1.1 is Class C address which subnet mask range from 192.168.1-254

Router 1 DHCP is looking at 192.168.1.2-99
Router 2 DHCP is looking at 192.168.1.100-254


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December 17, 2009 1:48:12 PM

Heh, how are the devices suppose to know which router to get their DHCP from?? This is why your phone is pulling the IP it is. You are confusing your network.

Turn off DHCP on Router 1. If you want to change the IP address on router one then you can leave DHCP on.

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December 17, 2009 3:15:55 PM

You would be better to turn DHCP off on router 2. If you turn it off on router 1 then you will have to hard set the IP on router 2 and anything else you connect to router 1.

Or leave it dhcp on on both routers and change the IP address on router 2 to 192.168.2.1 and make yourself two networks.
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