Posts tagged: Router

RedEye #3: AirPort Utility 5.x – Reserving an IP address for a client on your local network

Over time, a device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address can change unless you establish a reserved address within your router. With a reserved IP address, RedEye can maintain a reliable communications link with the device (client).

 

Log onto the AirPort Extreme

wpid221-media_1355849628476.png

Launch AirPort Utility 5.x.

  1. Select your router.
  2. Click Manual Setup

Navigate to the Internet options

wpid222-media_1355849768547.png

Click Internet.

View the current DHCP settings

wpid223-media_1355849856513.png

Click DHCP.

Add a new DHCP Reservation

wpid224-media_1355849937154.png

Click plus to add a DHCP Reservation.

Name your new device

wpid225-media_1355850624061.png
  1. Enter a Description.
  2. Ensure that MAC Address is selected
  3. Click Continue.

Reserve the IP address

wpid226-media_1355850655009.png
  1. Enter your client’s MAC Address.
  2. Enter your desired IPv4 Address.
  3. Click Done.

Update the AirPort Extreme

wpid227-media_1355850715027.png
  1. Your newly added IP client will be in the DHCP Reservations list.
  2. Click Update. The router will go off-line for a minute or so while it saves your changes.

Done!

wpid228-media_1355850813489.png

The router’s icon will disappear while being updated. Quit AirPort Utility.

 

RedEye #2: AirPort Utility 6.x – Reserving an IP address for a client on your local network

Over time, a device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address can change unless you establish a reserved address within your router. With a reserved IP address, RedEye can maintain a reliable communications link with the device (client).

Before you continue, determine your device’s MAC address. That may be as simple as reading it from a printed label on the outside of the device. In the case of a Pioneer VSX receiver, use the VSX remote to navigate to the it’s setup menu.

 

Log onto the AirPort Extreme

wpid233-media_1355852741468.png

Launch AirPort Utility 6.x.

  1. Click your router.
  2. Click Edit.

Navigate to the Network options

wpid234-media_1355852893911.png

Click Network.

Add a new DHCP Reservation

wpid235-media_1355853096189.png

Click plus to add a DHCP Reservation.

Reserve the IP address

wpid236-media_1355853572977.png
  1. Enter a Description.
  2. Ensure that MAC Address is selected
  3. Enter your client’s MAC Address.
  4. Enter your desired IPv4 Address.
  5. Click Save.

Update the AirPort Extreme

wpid237-media_1355853774411.png
  1. Your newly added IP client will be in the DHCP Reservations list.
  2. Click Update. The router will go off-line for a minute or so while it saves your changes.