DHCP reservations limit

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Regular Contributor
Hi all,

Just migrated to Merlin from stock; love it as usual!

Having a RT-AX86U it says on the DHCP page "RT-AX86U supports up to 253 IP addresses for your local network."

I can only reserve 64 addresses? Did I misunderstand the 253 IP addresses statement? Or is this a misbehaviour from my migration from stock..?


Part of the Furniture
253 DHCP addresses. 64 manually assigned (reserved) addresses. Limited due to nvram storage. The other 189 would be dynamically assigned.

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Great! Appreciate your answer that explains it. As I have run out of all 64 I will have to convert some into static addresses.

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