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Understand DHCP on linksys wrt54g

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May 25, 2012 6:34:12 AM

I setup a 13 client network. I have the linksys router connected to a 16port switch.

I have a question about what IP addresses I can assign to a couple. Can I assign a computer anything between 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.255?

Under the settings I have it set as:
DHCP enabled
Starting ip 192.168.1.100
Max number of dhcp clients 50


If I understand correctly I am not limited to 50 clients but rather the router will only assign up to 50 clients automatically.

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May 25, 2012 12:21:16 PM

You could change those numbers to allow it to hand out as many leases as you would like, but with a home router like that you will start running into issues very quickly if its handling more then probably 20 or 25 devices at once.
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May 25, 2012 2:53:27 PM

The lowest you can assign is 1.2 as 1.1 is the router, the highest I would not go past 253.
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June 4, 2012 9:16:57 AM

Best answer selected by johnkerry.
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