Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




108 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 107470 12-Aug-2012 22:39 Send private message

Hi
I have a Thomson Modem/Router which I want to set up as a modem only connecting to a TP-Link WDR4300 wireless router.     I have read articles about half bridging, etc but am not sure of the best way to set this up.
Cheers
Richard


Create new topic
7699 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 286

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 671792 13-Aug-2012 13:10 Send private message

At the bottom of the home networking page in the Thomson admin ui should be "Assign public IP address to a device.".

The Thomson then handles the authentication but hands the IP to the device (router or other device) that you assign.

You may need to make sure the TP Link is using a different LAN network, eg: if the Thomson is using 192.168.1.x configure the TP Link to use 192.168.2.x for LAN and DHCP. Can't remember exactly if this is needed or not.

436 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 68


  Reply # 672209 14-Aug-2012 12:43 Send private message

Cant really offer anything except I recently tried doing this and what a monumental waste of time it was. Despite Ragnors and sidfx good advice I just couldn't get the dang thing to work. $90 and a draytek later job was done in 15 minutes. (see my Netgear / gargoyle thread below). Good luck!

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by tehgerbil on 16-Sep-2014 16:38 (194 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by dcole13 on 16-Sep-2014 12:38 (110 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Spark DNS Issues - Amazing - Broadband Service Alert
Created by PeteS, last reply by Demeter on 15-Sep-2014 14:13 (307 replies)
Pages... 19 20 21


hp bios update
Created by foxy38, last reply by foxy38 on 14-Sep-2014 19:08 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Linksys EA6700 $98 at Harvey Horman
Created by macuser, last reply by macuser on 16-Sep-2014 15:18 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


2014 Holden SS (V8) or Ford XR6-T (in-line 6 turbo)
Created by joker97, last reply by ilovemusic on 16-Sep-2014 14:34 (71 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Have $10,000, now what?
Created by Unregistered, last reply by Bee on 16-Sep-2014 16:46 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


FLIP changing my IP address every few minutes
Created by HairyScot, last reply by HairyScot on 16-Sep-2014 16:43 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.