Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Community Member

Cisco 871 dynamic ip on wan port

I'm fairly new to cisco especially my new (used) Cisco 871 router.

I have a cable modem that gives me a dynamic ip address..

I haven't tried to connect the router to the internet yet, but i'm wondering: Is it possible to configure the wan interface fe4 to work with a dynamic IP (my ISP don't offer anything else)..? every other router that i have configured i've always used a static

-fb

newbie

2 REPLIES
Hall of Fame Super Blue

Re: Cisco 871 dynamic ip on wan port

faktusbaktus wrote:

I'm fairly new to cisco especially my new (used) Cisco 871 router.

I have a cable modem that gives me a dynamic ip address..

I haven't tried to connect the router to the internet yet, but i'm wondering: Is it possible to configure the wan interface fe4 to work with a dynamic IP (my ISP don't offer anything else)..? every other router that i have configured i've always used a static

-fb

newbie

Yes it is possible, you would configure it like this -

int fa4

ip address dhcp

Jon

Community Member

Re: Cisco 871 dynamic ip on wan port

thanx! 

2116
Views
0
Helpful
2
Replies
CreatePlease to create content