Solved

SMC Router / Cable Modem Help

Posted on 2006-07-11
3
709 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
My ISP has dynamic ips and it assigns them for a certain period of time and then assigns us another. However, my SMC router (even when I release and renew the modem) requests the same IP. Is there a way to make it not do this?

Router: SMC7004VWBR


Log:
Tue Jul 11 11:56:37 2006 : DHCP Client : Send Request, Request IP = 69.14.218.204
Tue Jul 11 11:56:36 2006 : Unable to renew a old lease.
Tue Jul 11 11:56:35 2006 : Unable to renew a old lease.


Thanks in advance,
Duncan
0
Comment
Question by:xXDuncanXx
3 Comments
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:pseudocyber
Comment Utility
No.  The only thing to do is to unplug for a length of time, wait for your IP to get assigned to someone else, and then plug it in and let it get a new IP.

You COULD change the MAC address on the router and this MAY get you a new address, but you run the risk of having a duplicate to someone else on their network.
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
gkumaran earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
Ensure that you have the latest firmware.. so that the Router do not have any bugs..

Then reboot the Router and the modem.. bring the modem first and then the Router (once the modem initializes)

if things doesn't seem to work, then try Restoring the Router of defaults.. and cloning the MAC address of the main computer.
0
 

Author Comment

by:xXDuncanXx
Comment Utility
Thank you
0

Featured Post

How to improve team productivity

Quip adds documents, spreadsheets, and tasklists to your Slack experience
- Elevate ideas to Quip docs
- Share Quip docs in Slack
- Get notified of changes to your docs
- Available on iOS/Android/Desktop/Web
- Online/Offline

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

This solves the problem of diagnosing why an internet connection is no longer working. It also helps identify the likely cause of the lost connection if the procedure fails to re-establish your internet connection. It helps to pinpoint the likely co…
Cable Modem Provisioning from DPoE compliant server  This Article is to support CMTS administrators to provide an overview of DOCSIS compliance configuration file, and to provision a cable modem located at customer place from a Back office serve…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

743 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

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now