How to change the IP Address on a Trendnet GS8100 router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Trendnet GS8100 router.

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This is the ip address guide for the Trendnet GS8100.We also have the following guides for the same router:

What is the LAN IP Address of a Router

The LAN IP Address of a router is also known as its internal IP address. It is also the IP address that you connect to when you want to configure your router. It is only useful from inside your network and has no use from the Internet side.

Routers have 2 IP addresses: an internal ip address and an external ip address. The external IP address is assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider, or ISP, and is generally not something that you can change. The internal IP address is set to a default value at the factory but can be changed if you want.

Common internal IP addresses for routers are:

It is generally a good idea to make the last number of your router's internal IP address a '1', as in 192.168.0.1 or 10.0.0.1. This is not necessary, but many people do it and it makes it a bit easier to remember which IP address is assigned to your router. If you want to change the internal IP address of your router, this guide shows you how.

Login To The Trendnet GS8100

To get started configuring the Trendnet GS8100 LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Trendnet GS8100, follow our Trendnet GS8100 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Trendnet GS8100

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your Trendnet router.

Once you have finished logging into the TRENDnet GS8100 you are placed on the System View page of your Router. To change your Router IP Address, the address you can see from inside your local network, click the tab at the top labeled LAN, then under that, LAN Config.

Configure the LAN section of your Trendnet GS8100

router setup
This is the setup page from your Trendnet router.

On this page, scroll down until you see four boxes in a row labeled Conf. LAN IP Address. Place your cursor in the first of these boxes and enter the new address you have chosen for your Router. One good choice is 192.168.1.1

Don't change the Subnet Mask, this should remain at 255.255.255.0

When you are done, click Submit.

Possible Problems when Changing your LAN IP Address

When you change your LAN IP Address you are making a fundamental change to how your network functions and all computers on your network will be affected. You will lose your Internet connection when you apply these changes. Your router may reboot and require a couple of minutes to start responding again.

Also note that some computers may need to be rebooted after you make this change before they can talk to the router or on the Internet again.

Other Trendnet GS8100 Info

Don't forget about our other Trendnet GS8100 info that you might be interested in.

This is the ip address guide for the Trendnet GS8100.We also have the following guides for the same router: