7. Change the RIP settings.
Router Information Protocol (RIP) allows a router to exchange routing information with other routers.
a. Select the RIP direction:
Both. The router broadcasts its routing table periodically and incorporates information that it
Out Only. The router broadcasts its routing table periodically.
In Only. The router incorporates the RIP information that it receives.
b. Select the RIP version:
Disabled. This is the default setting.
RIP-1. This format is universally supported. It is adequate for most networks, unless you are
using an unusual network setup.
RIP-2. This format carries more information. Both RIP-2B and RIP-2M send the routing data in
RIP-2 format. RIP-2B uses subnet broadcasting. RIP-2M uses multicasting.
8. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
If you changed the LAN IP address of the router, you are disconnected when this change takes effect.
9. To reconnect, close your browser, relaunch it, and log in to the router.
Specify the IP Addresses That the Router Assigns
By default, the router acts as a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server. The router assigns IP,
DNS server, and default gateway addresses to all computers connected to the LAN. The assigned default
gateway address is the LAN address of the router.
These addresses must be part of the same IP address subnet as the router’s LAN IP address. Using the
default addressing scheme, define a range between and, although you can save
part of the range for devices with fixed addresses.
To specify the pool of IP addresses that the router assigns:
1. Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to the network.
2. Type http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
3. Enter the router user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select ADVANCED > Setup > LAN Setup.
Network Settings
Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Tri-Band WiFi Router
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