Cisco-Linksys Gateway Router
has an IP scheme of 192.168.1.x.  The router’s default IP is

The CMTS local IP scheme is 192.168.1.x.  The CMTS has a IP address of  This IP scheme can conflict with Linksys routers.

Changing the gateway’s LAN IP address is necessary to avoid an IP address conflict between the gateway and and the CMTS.

Step 1: Access the Cisco Linksys gateway’s web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.

NOTE:  To access the web-based setup page using Mac computer, click here.

Step 2: On the Setup tab, look for the Router IP category and change the Local IP Address.

Step 3: Click

Step 4: Renew the computer’s IP address. For instructions, click here.

NOTE:  When accessing the Cisco Linksys Gateway’s web-based setup page again, make sure to type in the new IP address.