[ubuntu-uk] Find a Router's IP address

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Tue Oct 19 17:12:39 BST 2010

On Tue, 2010-10-19 at 16:54 +0100, Cornelius Mostert wrote:
> Hi
> The scenario is as follow:
> 1. You have permission to work as Admin on a Lan
> 2. You do NOT have any documentation from the previous Admin
> 3. You find a router / WiFi Router that is in use and therefore you
> can NOT reset it
> 4. This router is a "home" / consumer router like Netgear, Linksys,
> etc. So not an enterprise router
> 5. You need to brows to the routers config web page to make some
> changes (you assume the default admin and password for the router) BUT
> you do NOT know the IP address
> 6. You know the router is NOT a DHCP server
> Now the question is HOW do you find the IP address of the router ???
> thanx

Look on the internet for a manual.  That should tell you the default
settings for the router.  But you could try and
These are the defaults for Netgear and Orange Livebox routers in the UK.
A D-link in Australia will have


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