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Topic # 233435 16-Apr-2018 13:16
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I have Dreytek 2860 as my Fibre Modem and has the Linksys EA9200 connected as the wifi & router

 

The Dreytek has a better firewall & DOS/QOS management but the linksys has way better wifi and gigbit ports

 

I want to use the dreytek only for the internet connection and pass the Linksys through it and have the linksys manage the DHCP

 

The linksys has a dedicted Internet port

 

My previous way of using it was Dreytek + Internet + DHCP + port forwarding (security) connected with the only Gigbit port to the linksys and the linksys would then connect all devices via wifi & a couple of Lan connections

 

recently I set it up so the linksys was the Modem router (removed the dreytek all together) however the port forwarding for security no longer works very well and I have lost the better Firewall and DOS

 

 

 

As I have indicated above can I have the Linksys passing though the Dreytek and how would I do this and what a the settings and parameters in both devices

 

Thanks

 

 


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  Reply # 1997045 16-Apr-2018 13:49
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based on the fact that you wish to use the Firewall functionality, your best to keep using the current setup.





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  Reply # 1997083 16-Apr-2018 14:09
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You could connect the Linksys LAN port to the LAN port of the Draytek and then turn off DHCP and Wifi on the Draytek and away you go.

 

Port forwarding remains on the Draytek pointing directly to the IP's of your clients who have received DHCP from the Linksys. Obviously both routers will need a LAN address in the same segment and the DHCP on the Linksys would need to support being able to set the gateway address independently of itself ie 192.168.1.1 is the Draytek and 192.168.1.2 is the Linksys, DHCP scope from 192.168.1.101 to 192.168.1.200 and the gateway and DNS will need to point to the Draytek on 192.168.1.1 and not the Linksys.

 

 

 

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Matt


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