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.




165 posts

Master Geek


# 35159 4-Jun-2009 17:01
Send private message

OK my quest to get Back to my Mac working continues..  


I purchased an Apple Airport Express as my current Orcon Home Hub has "issues" with uPNP so will not work correctly with BTMM.   Sadly I did not realise that the Airport does not support PPPOA, as my intention was to stick the Home Hub in bridge mode and run the whole thing from the Airport Express, which would give me the NAT-PMP I needed for BTMM.


So.....


I am trying to see if I can get things going with a DSL-502 GenII modem in half bridge mode.   If my understanding is correct, which is highly unlikely, in half bridge, the modem provides login to my ISP but pipes that internet staright to a router (in this case the APX) to do all the DHCP and NAT type stuff.   Problem I have is that when I disable NAT in the DSL-502, I have not internet from the APX.   If I have NAT enabled on the DSL, I either disable it in the APX, thereby losing the NAT-PMP function I'm after, or I end up double NAT-ed.


So, can someone tell me if I'm:


1.  Totally barking up the wrong tree here or..
2.  How can I disable NAT on the DSL modem and maintain the internet feed to the APX.


I'm a novice here but it's good fun learning.  Any help greatly appreciated.


Cheers


Darryn

Create new topic
8033 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 390

Trusted

  # 222120 5-Jun-2009 23:48
Send private message

PPOA half bridge basically a hack but it has worked successfully for me with both a Linksys AM300 modem and a Dynalink 1320 modem, the reason I mention this is the DLink modems have been known to have a odd implementation of half bridge that doesn't work very well.

In the 502 all you should need to do is set the wan setting to half bridge, enabling or disabling NAT should be irrelevant when the router is in half bridge mode.

Also I would make sure the firmware is updated to the latest version.



165 posts

Master Geek


  # 222145 6-Jun-2009 09:15
Send private message

Thanks for that! Yep tried half-bridge with NAT enabled on the modem for a start, and connected via ethernet to Airport Express which in turn provided wireless internet around the house. As soon as I switched off NAT on the modem, all internet was lost. Time to learn a bit more about NAT..

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



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 »

New Zealand government unveils new digital service to make business easier
Posted 16-Jul-2019 17:35


Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted 13-Jul-2019 06:00


Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:34


OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:28


Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted 8-Jul-2019 16:56


Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:20


New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:09


ASB adds Google Pay option to contactless payments
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:05


New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted 18-Jun-2019 17:35


Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:39


TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:18


E-scooter share scheme launches in Wellington
Posted 17-Jun-2019 12:34


Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35



Geekzone Live »

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


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



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.