Definition: The IP address 192.168.1.254 is the default for certain home broadband routers and broadband modems, including:
- Some 3Com OfficeConnect routers
- Netopia / Cayman Internet gateways
- Billion ADSL routers
- Linksys SRW2024 managed switches
- Westell modems for Bellsouth / AT&T DSL Internet service in the U.S.
This address is set by the manufacturer at the factory, but you can change it at any time using the vendor’s console management software.
Entering ‘http://192.168.1.254’ (and not ‘‘) into a Web browser’s address bar enables access to the router’s console.
192.168.1.254 is a private IPv4 network address. Any device on a local network can be set to use it. As with any such address, however, only one device on the network should use 192.168.1.254 at a time to avoid IP address conflicts.