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Static DHCP How do I configure Static DHCP on my router?

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Step 1 Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your D-Link router ( Enter username (admin) and your password (blank by default). Step 2 Click on the Home tab and then click DHCP on the left column. Step 3 Under the Static DHCP section next to DHCP Client, select one of the DHCP clients from the list and click Clone. Step 4 Select Enabled and enter the IP address you would like this client to always obtain. Step 5 Verify that the Name and MAC Address fields have the correct Hostname and MAC address for the client and click Apply. If the Hostname or MAC address is not correct, Release and Renew the IP address on the client and then refresh the DHCP page.

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