Get a load if this stupid "smart" modem. have an existing site with some statically assigned devices (Security cameras) which require the gateway address to be 192.168.50.49. Now if I subnet with a mask of 255.255.255.240 that would place .49 at the bottom of the subnet and I can understand the router having a DHCP range of .50-.63.
If I give it a subnet mask of 255.255.255.224 (as in the attached screen-shot) that places .49 smack-bang in the middle of the subnet and I should be able to specify a DHCP range of anywhere between .33 and .64. (I'm trying to use the lower-half: 33-48)
NOPE! not with a Telstra dumb-ass modem. Tells me "Invalid DHCP ending and starting IP addresses". Clearly a software bug and I blame the lobotomised firmware Telstra loads in these things.
Don't suppose anyone knows a workaround ? (other than re-numbering the network !)
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