switch to DCHP from static ip

Al Plant noc at hdk5.net
Sat Aug 2 21:29:40 UTC 2014

Polytropon wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Aug 2014 10:03:40 +0200, Roland Smith wrote:
>> Home routers generally have a web server running on their internal network.
>> You can use it to check and change (parts of) the configuration such as DHCP.
>> So try pointing your browser to More often than not the default
>> login name / password combination is admin / admin.
> Allow me an addition:
> Some home routers with a web interface allow you to also
> define fixed (local) addresses depending on the MAC address,
> so the DHCP server will issue the same IP every time a
> given device connects. However, not all routers support
> that function - I have already met models where you can
> select the local IP range (192.168.x.[y-z]), but you
> cannot set fixed addresses...
> Regarding the admin access: On some models, the factory
> setting is printed on the back, or it comes with the docu-
> mentation provided by the ISP which "normal people"
> immediately throw away after receiving their new shiny
> equipment. ;-)

 From the telcom. Thay did not leave any documentation. I got some from 
PACE website and from the FreeBSD Gurus. For which I am thankful.

This PACE 5168NV router is labled as : For 
configuration purposes.

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