is a private IP address (sometimes it could be mistyping to 192.168.o.1 or 192.168.0.l), familiar to every router-user, who is setting up LAN-network or monitoring connections of the internal devices. By accessing to this IP address, you can enter the router control panel. Some routers as Netgear, Linksys, TP-Link or D-Link use it as the default, configured by the manufacturer. But whenever you need, you can always change it.

Enter to your router’s control panel, you can customize the default gateway. To reach an administrative console, you can click to router login, or enter it into your web-browser. This act is from the system administrator’s arsenal, but any user of the above-mentioned devices can do it yourself.

Located at the gateway, where two networks join together, these broadband routers are known to be compulsory features of a home network. If you have such a device, you must have this component. The main aim of these routers is to provide data transmission between two networks, connecting them to the Internet. Devices of some brands have this IP as a default.

Private IP addresses, belonging to the same network, work unparalleled. It’s their main feature. Any computer or laptop can use it within the local network without a problem. Unlike other private IP addresses, can provoke a conflict, if it’s assigned to two different devices within one network at the same time. This IP address must be assigned only to one customer.

What Advantages Does IP Provide?

Two different users, who don’t belong to the same network, can use this address without the risk of conflict. This is one of the greatest benefits of these devices.

Separate DHCP servers and additional switches are not needed if you intend to use this IP address. Your router will work properly, accomplishing different tasks.

With the help of this IP address, you can manage the functions of your router, providing easier transmission of information. You can use it as the default gateway. In this way, will be responsible for processing and sending data to different destinations.

Possible Configuration Troubles

In the case of using this IP address by two customers within one network, malfunctions can take place. It can be assigned only to one user to avoid problems.

Sometimes can be the reason of work failures. If your network suddenly stops working properly, you need to check this component first of all. is the place where you can correct a current modem configuration, change LAN setup, edit username and password and customize security settings.

This is the first place you need to check if you care about security risks or possible hacking attack.