Solved

I can't get into my linksys ip address 192.168.1.1

Posted on 2003-11-01
3
21,354 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I can't get into my linksys ip address 192.168.1.1
I can ping it with no problems, but when go to IE or netscape, I get no response.

The reason why I need to get in there is because all of a sudden in the last 3 days I'm getting IP address conflict.
I have 3 machines all connected. One is winxp, second is win2000 and third is mac os10.
I'm not sure what caused this problem and how to resolve it.
Pleeeaaasseeee heeeeeelp.

Thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:healingtao
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
Netelligen earned 500 total points
ID: 9665091
Sounds like one of the machines has the same IP address as the Linksys.

Try this:

turn off two of the machines (i.e. the osX and 2000 machines).

on the remaining machine, check to see what the IP address is.  If the remaining machine is XP, open a command prompt and type ipconfig to see what your local ip address is.

If the IP address is NOT 192.168.1.1, try pinging the linksys (at 192.168.1.1) then try accessing it via the web browser.

If all of this works as it should, that means that one of your other machines has an IP address of 192.168.1.1

If the IP address on the XP box IS 192.168.1.1, change it to another address... such as 192.168.1.250 and then try pinging and accessing the Linksys

Long story short, if you have an IP address conflict you need to figure out which machine has the same IP as the Linksys and change it to something else.

Netelligen
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:akourafas
ID: 9668084
If possible connect a cross-over cable directly to the linksys from your computers network card, that should avoid any immidiate ip address conflicts.

Or on windows machine in dos "ping -a <ip address>"
That tries to resolve the name
If the IP is on your subnet the response will leave the mac in the arp table.
Do a "arp -a" at a dos prompt to see the mac

No does that mac match the mac on the linksys?
0
 

Expert Comment

by:dfairban
ID: 9702636
I don't see anywhere in your question exactly what you typed in at the browser, so I can not assume anything.  There are two things that you need to be very specific with when typing in the address.

1) You MUST put in the http:// in front of your address

2) You MUST put in the port number that is assigned for administration

Therefore if you have default port for administration, your full line should be HTTP://192.168.1.1:8080

Don
0

Featured Post

Top 6 Sources for Identifying Threat Actor TTPs

Understanding your enemy is essential. These six sources will help you identify the most popular threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Cannot join to domain 16 79
Microsoft Azure Site-to-Site VPN with Palo Alto 3 41
svg file 10 36
Adding a secondary DC Server 2008R2 10 40
I was recently sitting at a desk at work with one of my colleagues and needed some information on my home computer. He watched as I turned on my home computer, established a remote session into it, got the information I needed and then shut it down …
ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now