Re: Assigning a static ip
> Is it possible to get the router to accept my computers static adress which
> is not in the subnet that my router assigns adresses in?
> If I let my router assign IP's, it will give me an adresses in the
> 192.168.1.x range, and I can also make a static assignment in that range and
> still ping the router. But if I try to assign myself a totally different IP
> (ex. 188.8.131.52) then I am unable to ping the router, regardless if the
> router is connected to the public net or not.
> Is there any way to do this?
No, not really. If the router doesn't know the subnet you're on, it
doesn't know which port to forward the data.
Unknown subnet = send data to default gateway