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Can't find IP to access di-524 (in bridge mode?)

My home network uses a di-524 and a westell 6100 dsl modem. I was once able to access the di-524's configuration by typing http://192.168.0.1 in my browser window, but this no longer works, now i get a page load error. The 'default gateway' in my ipconfig/all lists 192.168.200.1, but when i type that in my browser, I get to the configuration for the westell dsl modem - which is useful, but now i have no idea how to find the address I need to type in order to access settings for the di-524, which apparently need to be changed for the sake of my nintendo Wii. Can anyone help with this?

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  • thomasjw76 Dec 16, 2008

    i have reset the d-link router, and i still can't access it with 192.168.0.1, either wirelessly or with a cable plugged in. the internet connection still works on all my computers, i just can't reach the d-link's configuration page as i once could.

    the westell modem's 'connection summary' page says "connection name: routed bridge." i don't see any option on any of its pages to set it in "bridge mode." its dns configuration page has a "discovered local devices" list that shows all of my computers including the wii. i think it's the westell that is assigning the ip addresses.

    i can't change any settings in the d-link configuration because i can't access it.


  • thomasjw76 Dec 16, 2008

    i'm not sure what you mean by "the router page." my first guess would've been that you mean the configuration page for the di-524 router, which i can't reach, which is the whole problem...

    the westell modem's main page, which i can reach, has just one ip address, it says "server: 192.168.4.151." i've tried typing that into a browser too, with the same result, a page load error.

    thanks for your patience!


  • thomasjw76 Dec 17, 2008

    an ipconfig/all on the laptop plugged straight into the router with an ethernet cable, i get the same dhcp server, dns server, and default gateway as on the computers that connect wirelessly. they're all 192.168.200.1, which takes me to the page for the westell modem when i type it in a browser. the ip for the laptop itself is 192.168.200.244, which i assume is assigned by the westell modem dhcp server.
    when you say "set the TCP/IP settings on the local area connection to mimic the IP that you get from ipconfig," i'm not sure what you mean for me to change. do you mean i should go into the network connection properties on the plugged-in laptop and uncheck automatic IP and automatic DNS and manually type in the values from ipconfig?

  • thomasjw76 Dec 17, 2008

    the westell modem described in the dslreports link must not be the same modem i have, because mine has no options to be set in "bridge mode," none of the "broadband dsl," "configure connection," "protocol" or "bridged ethernet" menu options described in that article. there is a checkbox i can uncheck for "private lan dhcp server enable..."

    i think the way my system was set up, it was the di-524 router that had its dhcp server disabled and all the ips were coming from the westell. plugging directly into the router, i just get the same ip address as before. the only way i got a different ip address, and the only way i could access the di-524 router's config page in my browser, was by disconnecting the router from the modem, which i just tried - thereby disconnecting myself from the internet.

    i'm going to try disabling dhcp in the modem and enabling it in the router and see if that helps, but i'm still just guessing.

  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    you need to reset yor D-link router.

    Also, you need to set your Westell modem in the bridge mode, in order to pass through the modem and use the router to broadcast the IP addresses.

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Solution since you can still access the westell what I would do is ping the westell modem and at the same time do a netstat or tracert to find the location.

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Look on the router page and see what the IP, subnet mask and gateway are. let me know

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    JDTec Dec 17, 2008

    try connecting the router directly to the PC via one of the ports, not the WAN port. Do an ipconfig and see what address it picks up. Then set the TCP/IP settings on the local area connection to mimic the IP that you get from ipconfig. Then open a browser and see if you can reach the gateway IP. If you need help doing this, let me know what IP you obtain.

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    JDTec Dec 17, 2008

    yes, did you get an IP when you plugged straight into the router?



    If the Westell modem is set to "Bridge" mode, DHCP shpuld be disabled on the it. And the router should be be DHCP and give you the IP addresses.

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As Joed said, try resetting your router. This can be done by unplugging the device and pressing in a normally small, recessed button on the very rear of the device or on the bottom, which ought to be held in for a period of 5-10 seconds.

If you are still not able to contact the router afterward, please respond so we may continue to assist you.

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