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Hi all, i have a question, i want to reserve an ip adress to my computer, because sometimes

takes for example 192.168.1.100 or 192.168.1.101, etc, ¿how i can do that to always have the same ip?

i see an option on my router TP-LINK TD-8840T, under DHCP Server and option called Addres reservation, but

i dont know is this correct way to do.

I hope can help me.

Bye, Marcos
post #2 of 9
Typically you need to know the MAC address of the system you want to assign a Reserved IP to.... In Win 7, you can get that by going to Control Panel / Network and Sharing Center / Change Adapter Settings.. and double clicking on the NIC you are using..



then click on Details... and it will show you the Physical Address:



(You could also get the MAC if you get your system's DHCP assigned IP address using IPCONFIG at a CMD Prompt... and then go to the Routers DHCP list as below and find that IP)

Once you know the MAC address, Go to your router's DHCP list



See what IP was assigned to that MAC address you just found. Then Go to Reservations and enter it like so:



That should do it.

Since I don't know for sure what OS you are on... I am using Win7 as an example.
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post #3 of 9
^ That should do it.

You could also set a static address on the host, although you'd want it to be outside of the DHCP range in order to avoid conflicts.
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post #4 of 9
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Originally Posted by cgipson1 View Post

Typically you need to know the MAC address of the system you want to assign a Reserved IP to.... In Win 7, you can get that by going to Control Panel / Network and Sharing Center / Change Adapter Settings.. and double clicking on the NIC you are using..



then click on Details... and it will show you the Physical Address:



(You could also get the MAC if you get your system's DHCP assigned IP address using IPCONFIG at a CMD Prompt... and then go to the Routers DHCP list as below and find that IP)

Once you know the MAC address, Go to your router's DHCP list



See what IP was assigned to that MAC address you just found. Then Go to Reservations and enter it like so:



That should do it.

Since I don't know for sure what OS you are on... I am using Win7 as an example.

Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post

^ That should do it.

You could also set a static address on the host, although you'd want it to be outside of the DHCP range in order to avoid conflicts.

In your second image cgipson1 ¿physical addres is the same to mac addres?, im on win 7 64 bits

Thanks for the tip beers
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Yes.. physical address is the MAC address.....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cgipson1 View Post

Yes.. physical address is the MAC address.....

Thank you, one last question, ¿mac address is always the same and never change?

Bye, Marcos
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That is correct ... MAC address is a constant... a permanent hardware identifier! thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cgipson1 View Post

That is correct ... MAC address is a constant... a permanent hardware identifier! thumb.gif
Ah ok sorry for the noob question XD, im new in this.

Ty for the help.

Bye, Marcos
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Originally Posted by marcosamerio View Post

Ah ok sorry for the noob question XD, im new in this.

Ty for the help.

Bye, Marcos

No problem Marcos, we all have to learn new stuff! Glad to help!
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