UTStarcom UT-300R2 User Manual

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Chapter 4 Web-based Management

192.168.1.x (where x can range from 2 to 254) IP address
range has been dedicated for home and small office use. The
UT-300R2 ADSL router is configured with a default IP address
of, and a subnet mask of The next
IP address available for use on a LAN is This is
why the IP address range begins with an x = 2, because when x
= 1, that identifies the UT-300R2 on your LAN. The IP address
where x = 255 has a special meaning (it is the broadcast
address for your LAN). When you configure PCs on your LAN,
the UT-300R2’s IP address ( will become the
Default Gateway IP address for all PCs on your LAN.

You can configure the UT-300R2’s LAN IP address to any IP
addressing scheme that meets the needs of your LAN. Many
users will find it convenient to use the default settings together
with the DHCP service to manage the IP settings for their LANs.
The IP address of the UT-300R2 is the base address used for
DHCP. In order to use the UT-300R2 for DHCP on your LAN,
the IP address pool used for DHCP must be compatible with the
IP address of the UT-300R2. The IP addresses available in the
DHCP IP address pool will change automatically if you change
the IP address of the UT-300R2. See the next section for
information on DHCP setup, as described below.

So, if you want to use an IP addressing scheme that is different
from the 192.168.1.x/ scheme, you will need to
give the UT-300R2 ADSL router a new IP address. This is done
on the

LAN Settings

page, as shown below.

To access the

LAN Settings

menu, click the


button in the