[OT] router ports & DMZ

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Tue Feb 17 08:28:09 UTC 2015


On Tue, 2015-02-17 at 08:11 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> I'm not sure what you want to do exactly, but to me it looks like you 
> want to use this WNR1000 only as a wireless assess point. If that is 
> true, you can simply connect the LAN port instead of the WAN port to the 
> primary router. But make sure that the WNR1000 has a different LAN IP 
> address than the primary router, however use the same LAN address range 
> of the primary router. That way you can avoid the double NAT.

The DHCP servers may "fight". The OP is probably better off disabling
DHCP in the WNR1000. That way the addressing setup in the WNR1000
doesn't really matter; associating wifi clients will get their addresses
from the primary router.

Alternatively, configure different DHCP ranges on the two routers - in
the same network. That is as well as making sure the two routers have
different LAN interface IP addresses.

Regards, K.

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