[P1] Wireless help request

Brian briang113 at pacbell.net
Mon Apr 12 09:49:15 PDT 2004

If you access your router setup (how you do it depends on the model). 
You should be able to see a list of DCHP user. This will give you the 
IP address of the AP.

Is it an airport? If so use the airport management software.

On Apr 12, 2004, at 6:08 AM, Jean-Paul Thuot wrote:

> I apologize for this semi-off topic request.
> I have recently purchased a wireless access point (not a router) to go 
> with my new airport card.  I plugged the access point into my router, 
> fired up the airport and voila I was surfing wireless.
> However, I like to be a responsible network admin, so I'd like to lock 
> this wireless LAN down.  The manual says the default IP address of the 
> access point is, but the router's internal address is 
> 192.168.123.xxx, and thus computers connecting to this router are 
> given IP addresses in this range.  Therefore the access point cannot 
> have the default address, but so far I have been unable to discover 
> the IP address of it.
> Ifconfig on this ibook gives me an IP address of 192.168.123.xxx, and 
> the gateway IP is that of the router (not the access point).
> The user's manual is less than useful in this regard as it doesn't 
> give any other option than the default.  Is there some way I can sniff 
> out the access point's IP address?
> I thank you in advance.
> Jean-Paul
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