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Definition: The IP address represents the 192.168.1.x range of addresses where x is between 1 and 255. is a private IP network. It is the default network (but not the default address) for Linksys brand home broadband routers. is not a valid IP address for a network router or other host, and no device on your network should be configured to own this address. Instead, is used in routing tables and by the Internet Protocol internally to identify the 192.168.1.x network as a whole. A router or other network gateway device on these networks is typically installed at, and other hosts use higher numbers in the range.

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