Router settings when FlexiDim™ used DHCP to obtain its IP address
In this example, we have set up a subnet using addresses 192.168.2.nn
The router itself has the address of 192.168.2.1.
We have enabled DHCP but limited the range or allocated addressed to be between 192.168.2.2 and 192.168.2.35 The range of addresses allocated by the router is refered to as the DHCP Pool.
Addresses 192.168.2.36 through 192.168.2.254 are therefore within the subnet but will not be allocated by the DHCP server.
The FlexiDim™ system will be set so that it obtains its address from the router and would normally be allocated any free address from the DHCP pool. However, to ensure that FlexiDim™ is always given the same address we have specified its MAC address (unique hardware address) in the address reservation area of the router. When FlexiDim™ asks for an IP address, it will always be given 192.168.2.19
Setting FlexiDim ™ to obtain its IP address from the DHCP pool