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Date:      Sat, 02 Aug 2014 10:23:59 -1000
From:      al plant <noc@hdk5.net>
To:        nightrecon@hotmail.com
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: switch to DCHP from static ip
Message-ID:  <53DD48DF.8060603@hdk5.net>
In-Reply-To: <lrj7fv$94m$1@ger.gmane.org>
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Michael Powell wrote:
> Roland Smith wrote:
>
>   
>> On Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 04:30:05PM -1000, al plant wrote:
>>     
>>> Warren Block wrote:
>>>       
>>>> On Fri, 1 Aug 2014, al plant wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Aloha,
>>>>>
>>>>> The Telcom here in Honolulu has brought in FiberOptic lines in my
>>>>> neighborhood since the old copper was really bad speed. Cost was
>>>>> reduced and speed is now excellent.
>>>>>
>>>>> I need a how-to for moving an APSfilter print server on my static IP
>>>>> lan to working with a DHCP network. The Telcom installed a PACE
>>>>> wireless and told me I can add as many computers as I need using a
>>>>> Netgear Gigabit switch.
>>>>>
>>>>> I have installed one desktop on the switch and it has worked fine so
>>>>> far.
>>>>>
>>>>> I never ised DHCP befor so any help would be appreciated.
>>>>>
>>>>> /etc/rc.conf
>>>>> -------------
>>>>> lpd_enable="YES"
>>>>> FreeBSD 8.* hostname="mano.intra.net"
>>>>> ifconfig-re0="192.168.1.50 netmask 255.255.255.0"
>>>>>
>>>>> --------------
>>>>> For desktop I used >
>>>>> ifconfig-re0="DHCP" to replace IP address. I seems to find the
>>>>> network fine. Now I cant find any information about putting a print
>>>>> server on the lan.
>>>>>           
>> <snip>
>>     
>>>> Summary: continue to use a static IP address for the print server.
>>>> Just make sure that address is inside the same netblock as the DHCP
>>>> addresses, but preferably outside the range of dynamic addresses.
>>>>         
> [snip]
>   
>>>>         
>> <snip>
>>     
>>> The PACE box is on 192.168.200.1.
>>>
>>> I will check with Hawaii telcom for instructions on this unit. The mfg's
>>> website is very unhelpful.
>>>
>>>       
>> 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 192.168.200.1. More often
>> than not the default login name / password combination is admin / admin.
>>
>> Roland
>>     
>
> I have my fbsd gateway box set for a static IP so I can configure it on the 
> router as the "DMZ" machine, which is orthogonal to the print server thing. 
> In order to get the IP in the same network I alter the DHCP scope in the 
> router. Once in the router web config, look for the section that configures 
> the DHCP server and there will be a starting address such as 192.168.200.2 
> and an ending address usually like 192.168.200.254. The 192.168.200.1 is 
> reserved for the router itself. Notice it is already outside the DHCP scope. 
> Simply increment the scope start address up one to 192.168.200.3 and you 
> will have freed an IP in the same network for use with a static IP. Of 
> course, adjust example for what matches the IP ranges in use by the router, 
> for example many are on 192.168.1.1 so instead of my DHCP scope beginning at 
> 192.168.1.2 I changed it to begin at 192.168.1.3, allowing 192.168.1.2 to be 
> used as a static IP on the WAN-facing nic in my gateway machine.
>
> -Mike
>  
>
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Thanks,

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