When you assigned the switch IP address, the
switch became part of an IP subnet that is different
from the subnet that your PC belongs to. To communicate
with your switch, you need to assign the PC an
IP address that is in the same subnet as the switch.
The PC could also access that subnet through a
Layer 3 device, such as a router.
is the status of the switch and your PC:
one of these procedures to change the IP address
of your PC, depending on your particular IP addressing
your PC to the network where a Dynamic Host
Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server allocates
IP addresses within the range that is assigned
to your switch.
a static IP address through your PC Control
your PC, select Start > Settings >
Control Panel > Network and Dialup Connections
> Local Area Connection.
the box next to Internet Protocol (TCP/IP),
and click Properties.
Use the following IP Address, and in
the IP address field, enter an IP address
that is in the same subnet as your switch.
OK to save your settings.
OK again to close the Local Area Connection
Properties dialog box.
your PC is directly connected to the switch, both
the switch and your PC should now be in the same
IP subnet, as shown in this example:
the switch and the PC are in different subnets,
they can communicate through a router or Layer
3 device, as shown in this example: