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IP address management
Part of the MikroBill system is a highly-developed mechanism to manage the IPv4 addresses. Each ISP owns a certain block of public and/or uses private IP address ranges to connect the clients to the Internet. If he has only a few of dozens of customers, probably the Excel-like database is fair enough for him to keep the record of IP addresses and ranges. However, an effective manner to keep such a record is needed if it is larger.
Let's see how to implement an IP range into the MikroBill in order to work with it:
The first step is the implementation of an IP range into the system. To do so, click Networking at the top of the page and select IP networks. Let's add the network of 172.18.0.0/23. If the static routing is chosen, the whole network has to be assigned to a specific router (specific router setting in MikroBill). As the dynamic routing works only for a specific network topology, it is necessary to set active the OSPF routing protocol and to verify customers over the Radius with PPPoE/PPtP technology.
The second step is the assignment of 172.18.0.0/23 network (or its subnet) to the router on which it has been physically routed. It also stands as an access router, or as a central shaper for the customers. Let's assign a subnet of 172.18.1.0/24 to RM Malátova router MikroBill will automatically determine which subnets are available and ready to use due its high-developed IP managing system.
The third step is the setting of 172.18.1.0/24 network which is part of the IP address range:
After the IP addresses are assigned, click to Networking at the top of the page and select IP networks to see the usage of all the IP addresses, networks, and router:
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