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Checking the IP address of the Linksys WAP610N

The Linksys WAP610N Dual-Band Wireless-N Access Point allows your wired devices to access the internet wirelessly.  This access point doesn’t have a default IP address.  It obtains an IP address when it is connected to a DHCP server such as a router.  You can check your Linksys WAP610N's IP address through the following:

DHCP Client Table
Command Prompt

 

DHCP Client Table

Your Linksys router is capable of giving out IP addresses to DHCP server-dependent devices such as the Linksys WAP610N.  It can also detect devices connected to it via Wi-Fi or wired through its DHCP Client Table.
 

In this scenario, your Linksys WAP610N is connected to your router via an ethernet cable.


Step 1:
Access your Linksys Wi-Fi router's web-based setup page.  For instructions, click here If you’re using a Mac® computer, click here.  

NOTE:  If you are using a Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router, click here.


Step 2:
Click the Status tab and click on the Local Network sub-tab.

 

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NOTE:  For Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers, go to Connectivity > Local Network.
 

Step 3:
Click on DHCP Client Table.


NOTE:  For Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers, click on DHCP Reservations.
 

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Take note of your Linksys WAP610N's IPv4 Address  / IP Address and MAC Address.


DHCP Client Table (Linksys Wi-Fi routers)
 

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DHCP Reservations (Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers)


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Use the assigned IP address to access the Linksys WAP610N’s web-based setup page.  To learn more, click here.
 

Command Prompt
 

The Command Prompt is the diagnostic tool for Windows® computers.

QUICK TIP:  The Terminal is the diagnostic tool for Mac computers. 

In this scenario, your Linksys WAP610N is connected to your router via an ethernet cable.

 

Step 1:
Access the Command Prompt. 

 

Step 2:
On a command line, type arp -a or arp/a and press [Enter].

 

NOTES: 

  • There is a space between arp and -a.
  • The computer may take time to recognize the Linksys WAP610N.  
  • This step should display the IP address (Internet Address) and the MAC address (Physical Address) of your Linksys WAP610N.  Compare the Physical Address from the Command Prompt screen to the MAC address located at the bottom of your Linksys WAP610N. 
  • The IP address range of your access point will depend on your router's IP address range.  In the example below, the IP address of your Linksys WAP610N is 10.80.1.102.
 
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Use the assigned IP address to access the web-based setup page of your Linksys WAP610N.  To learn more, click here


Related Article:

Setting up the Linksys WAP610N Dual-Band Wireless-N Access Point

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