In the last day or so I've changed the addressing on my home network so that I now work with fixed IP addresses on the LAN side of the router. The latter is a Billion 7800, wired version. There are one or two different methods for doing this but the one I've chosen has involved making a couple of minor DNS configuration changes in the 7800.
As far as I can see, the new setup works, but I've been wondering if I should have performed a Restart of the 7800 before exiting from its interface. Should I have done? The change was basically to turn off the 7800 from being a DHCP server to the LAN. I did press Apply/Edit where the changes were made and I also saved the configuration to the 7800's flash. But I didn't do a restart of the 7800 and, in retrospect, I'm wondering whether I should have done. Or maybe even a power cycle of the 7800?
I've had this 7800 for nearly two years now and I can't recall much about setting it up, but does a Restart cause the router to disconnect and resync? That's something I've been hoping to avoid.
Anyone familiar with the 7800 series who can advise me on this?