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Can i get more than 254 IP addresses with a Draytek? or do i need a seperate DHCP server?

I have never used the following eqipment so it is all new. I am trying to put in a wireless network that 400 may need to use going up to 600users for light browsing on phones etc. I have 10 Netgear WNDAP360 already with a Netgear WMS5316 management device. This is linked to a Draytek 2830n. I need to be able to assign more than the stndard 254 block of IP's.172.16.0.1 - 172.16.3.254 / 252 would give me 1022 addresses. Can i use a 172 address?

How or can i do this with the Draytek 2830n and using a class b range for internal use? will the draytek know or will i have to deploy a DHCP server? can you set the WMS5316 as a DHCP server? Can i use the following?
example:
Router IP: 172.16.0.1 / 255.255.255.252
DHCP: 172.16.0.50 would the dhcp know to issue after 0.254?
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lruiz52Commented:
Yes you could use 172.16.0.0 /22 this would give you the 1022 available addresses,

172.16.0.0 Network Address
172.16.0.1 -172.16.3.252 Available IP Range
172.16.3.255 Broadcast Address

on your draytek router you have to enable dhcp services and create a dhcp scope. click on the link below and go to the Configuration  (DHCP) section for instructions on how to set up a scope.

So change your config to:
Router IP would be 172.16.0.1 / 255.255.252.0
DHCP Scope: 172.16.0.50 - 172.16.3.254


http://www.exa-networks.co.uk/supportdocuments/VigorSetup.pdf
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VBOSSAuthor Commented:
Hi thank you this is exactly what i wanted.
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