192.168.1.254 IP Administration
The IP 192.168.l.254 is a specific IP address assigned for some brands of routers for manufacturing settings of their devices. This IP address specifically gives access to user onto the internal settings of the router or modem.
Some of the brands that utilize 192.168.1.254 include:
- Westell DSL Modems (US ONLY)
- Some Linksys Routers/Modems
- 3Com Routers/Modems
- Billion Routers/Modems
- Netopia / Cayman Gateways
This private IP address, just like the well known 192.168.0.1, is used in most networks and small business because an ISP typically assigns a unique IP address to a location. If more than one device you need to connect to the Internet, NAT (Network Address Translation) gateway is used to connect to the Internet.
192.168.1.254 Officially belongs to Class C IP classification. according to the IANA RFC 1918 definitions.
Before attempting to configure your router you should find out what is the IP address, each OS has their own way to do it:
How to find your router IP range?
For this purpose we use our available operating systems other than Windows 7, Linux Ubuntu 14.04(debian based) and Android
MS Windows 7
On Windows 7 please go to 'Start' button and type in search box:
This will open a MSDOS command window, then type:
Linux Ubuntu Studio 14.04
To see your router IP open a command window and type any of the commands:
We can use many free apps that allows us to do it, the one we chose for this tutorial is WiFi Analyzer.
Once installed, open the app and will show all the AP availables, channels and its signal transmission power
Now, type the gateway default IP address in your favorite web browser:
By this way you can access the configuration software of your router.