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iyukon last won the day on September 16 2013

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  1. Technically, you can do this with any device, though it is NOT best practice to do so. Most home users can get away with it due to the fact that they only need a small amount of IP Addresses in the first place. If you only have a laptop, an iPad, and a smart phone connected on your wireless network with a DHCP range of x.x.x.2-254 and your DHCP server doesn't crash or hold on to expired leases..... You can get away with adding a couple devices within the range with minimal issues, if any at all. I put that 'advice' out there for those that are not technically savvy as far as subnetting goes. It's a rather large burden for those that do not know to find where to change there DHCP pool in their device(s) just for a damned printer. lol Plus, ISP issues that lead to reseting the router to factory defaults... People forget to set stuff up again and then the network is trashed. *shrugs* Most of the printer issues that I saw were caused by the firewall blocking Bi-Directional communication between two networks and/or SNMP. http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/assistant/airprint/#section_1 http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4356 Apple says it's your printers fault. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4527300?start=0&tstart=0 <-- This seems like it may be the answer. https://www.google.com/#q=airprint+dir-657
  2. Call D-Link and see what kind of response you get. OR Drop it off a tall building and put it on YouTube. xD
  3. DHCP range for most D-Link routers: 192.168.0.2-192.168.0.254 Your subnet is 255.255.255.0 so only the last octet of your IP address is going to change; 192.168.0.x You CAN set static IP addresses inside the DHCP range/pool and that is common in a home environment. You will want to set a static IP on your printer that is easy to remember; e.g. 192.168.0.100. If your printer has the option to set a Hostname you may consider setting it to something easy to remember as well; e.g. PRINTER001 or something simplistic. Try that, if it still doesn't work see if their are extra settings on your phone for the printer. I don't use iPhone's so I can't give 'valid' advice on them without your input.
  4. Sounds like a nice dumb switch to me. Wish D-Link would have put a back-up boot loader on their device like Cisco... The only other thing I can think of is seeing if there is Flash H/W for the device on eBay that has a version on it for replacement. Sorry I'm of no* help. Bummer
  5. Could be... The more I read into it the more it seems to be a brick... http://www.fixya.com/support/t3892824-tried_installing_firmware_upgrade_now Have you tried the D-Link Forums? Different than what you have... But same general question: Is it bricked? http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=1581a2c44fe882fd55d79211c48e6cae&topic=52040.0 http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=1581a2c44fe882fd55d79211c48e6cae&board=184.0 This guy got into a different switch using the reset... He wasn't smart enough to change his computers network to match the switch though... http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?topic=51497.0 It's commical, but still points more to a bricked switch for you... Have you tried to find anything out from D-Link or other tech sites that might clue you in to what Firmware Version your switch "should" have on it. Maybe that will narrow down your search. Otherwise, D-Links forums are dogshit and so is most of what is on google... Where did you get the device?
  6. This wasn't helpful for me, but I don't have one of these devices on hand... http://ftp.dlink.ru/pub/Switch/DGS-1224T/Description/DGS-1224T_A1_Manual.pdf Seems there is nothing fancy about the Reset Button or process. The device is setup to use Utility Software or a WebUI. Have you tried http://192.168.0.1/ ? I don't think I saw anything about it using SSL, but you may want to try that as well. Did you pick this thing up from eBay? If you can't get it working soon you may want to contact the seller.
  7. iyukon

    [Hello World]

    Thank you both for the warm welcome. Gotta love that sweet, sweet fiber optic honey. Apparently, I have the ability to sign up for speeds up to 300/65 or something like that... The rep. says most people can't get that high... ODD Anyway, I may post content on security hardware. I don't do much on the software side of things. =] -Yukon
  8. iyukon

    [Hello World]

    New to the forums, but have been testing speeds with TMN for a very long time... I don't remember how long, so please don't ask... hah So far I like what I see and will likely pop in and out of the Security & Firewalls section(s); that is where my passions lie. Look forward to chatting with yall. Take care, Mr. Yukon
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