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Configuring Static IP address for SPA901

Document ID: 108971

Updated: Dec 12, 2008

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Introduction
How can I assign static IP address for SPA901?
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Introduction


This article is one in a series to assist in the setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Cisco Small Business products (formerly Linksys Business Series).

Q. How can I assign static IP address for SPA901?

A.

There are two ways to assign static IP address on the SPA901.? We can change the static IP through the phone itself or through the Web UI of the device.? Below is the procedure on how to set static IP address for the device.

Assigning static IP address using the handset

Step 1:?
Lift the handset and press **** (asterisk/star key) four times. You should hear "Configuration Menu"

Step 2:?
Check if DHCP is enabled on the device by pressing 100.? If enabled press 101 and choose 0 to disable the DHCP option of the device.

Step 3:
Press 111 to set the static IP address for the device.? Enter the IP address using numbers on the telephone key pad.? Use the * (star) key when entering a decimal point.

Step 4:
Press 121 to set the subnet mask for the device.? You may check if there is a subnet mask assigned to the device by pressing 120.

Step 5:
Press 131 to set the static gateway address for the device.? You may check if there is a gateway address assigned on the device by pressing 130.
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Step 6:?
Press 161 to assign static DNS for the device.? You may check if there is a DNS server address assigned on the device by pressing 160.

Assigning Static IP address thru Web User Interface

Step 1:
Check your SPA901 IP Address. Quickly press **** (asterisk/star key) on the dial pad. After "configuration menu" dial 110#. Take note of the IP address.

Step 2:
Launch your browser and type in http://IP_Address_of_your_SPA901 on the address field then hit Enter. You're now ready to configure the SPA901 for VoIP.

Note: If the web interface is asking for a username and password, this means that the unit was locked by your Provider. Please contact your respective VoIP Provider for assistance.

Step 3:?
Click on Admin login then Advanced. Assign the static IP address under the System tab. Do not forget to click on?.

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Updated: Dec 12, 2008
Document ID: 108971