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SBG6782 (v8.4.x): IP Address Reserve Setup

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Question
How do I reserve an IP address in the SBG6782?
Answer
In certain scenarios, it may be desired to have a client receive a particular IP address from the SBG6782, and always keep that address without having to manually configure a static IP address in the client.  This can be accomplished with the Reserve New IP Address feature in the SBG6782.  The SBG6782 can be configured to reserve a specific IP address within the DHCP range of addresses for a specific client.  When the client connects to the SBG6782, it will receive the IP address automatically that it has been reserved for.

NOTE: This option serves as a great solution for devices that are configured to use the Port Forwarding or DMZ options in the SBG6782.

By default, no IP addresses are reserved in the SBG6782.  This document describes how to reserve and unreserve an IP address for a particular client. 

Reserving an IP Address

  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.  Enter http://192.168.0.1 into the address box, and press the Enter key.  The Login page appears.

    NOTE: By default the LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1.  If the default address has been changed, enter the custom address in the address box.
     
  2. On the Login page:
    a.   Enter admin in the Username field.
    b.   Enter motorola in the Password field.
     
    NOTE 1:  For units that have been leased or purchased by Shaw Communications, the username is cusadmin, and the password is the Customer S/N (Serial Number), located on a white sticker on the bottom of the unit.

    NOTE 2:  If the unit has been leased or purchased by Time Warner Cable, and the admin username and motorola password does not allow access to the GUI, please contact Time Warner Cable for assistance.

    b.   Click the Login button.  The Home page appears.

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  3. Move the mouse-cursor over the Basic tab, and select the DHCP sub-link.  The Basic - DHCP page appears.
  4. On the Basic - DHCP page:
    a.  MAC address - Enter the MAC address of the desired client to reserve an IP address for.

    NOTE: For assistance in obtaining the MAC Address, please refer to the following:
  5. Verify that the entry is displayed in the Client List, as shown below.

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Unreserving an IP Address

  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.  Enter http://192.168.0.1 into the address box, and press the Enter key.  The Login page appears.

    NOTE: By default the LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1.  If the default address has been changed, enter the custom address in the address box.
     
  2. On the Login page:
    a.   Enter admin in the Username field.
    b.   Enter motorola in the Password field.
     
    NOTE 1:  For units that have been leased or purchased by Shaw Communications, the username is cusadmin, and the password is the Customer S/N (Serial Number), located on a white sticker on the bottom of the unit.

    NOTE 2:  If the unit has been leased or purchased by Time Warner Cable, and the admin username and motorola password does not allow access to the GUI, please contact Time Warner Cable for assistance.

    b.   Click the Login button.  The Home page appears.

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  3. Move the mouse-cursor over the Basic tab, and select the DHCP sub-link.  The Basic - DHCP page appears.
  4. On the Basic - DHCP page in the Client List section:
    a.  Identify the reserved entry to be removed, and click the Select bullet.
    b.  Click the Delete button.

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