Setting Up an ADSL Gateway with a Static IP Account
Setting up an ADSL gateway with a static IP account is quite easy. There are Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that require you to enter certain numbers on your computer's TCP/IP settings. These are the same numbers that you need to enter on your gateway's web-based setup page to configure a static IP account.
Before setting up a Linksys ADSL gateway with a static IP, you need to perform the following major steps:
To setup a Linksys ADSL gateway with a static IP you need to perform four steps:
In setting up the Linksys ADSL Gateway, make sure that the Internet connection is active. If not, contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP). After ensuring that the Internet connection is working, connect the devices together.
Connect the ADSL line and computer to the gateway. For instructions, click here
Check the LEDs that are lit on the gateway. For instructions, click here.
Setting Up a Static IP Address on a Linksys Gateway
NOTE: The images below may vary, depending on the device model you are using.
Access the gateway’s web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: If you are using Mac to access the gateway's web-based setup page, click here.
Under the Basic Setup sub-tab, look for IP Settings and select Use the following IP Address.
Enter the Internet IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, Primary DNS and Secondary DNS assigned by the Internet Service Provider.
Shut down the computer.
Unplug the gateway’s power cable for 30 seconds.
Plug in the gateway's power.
Power on the computer and test the Internet connection.