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Topic # 201846 6-Sep-2016 17:06
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Anyone know how or if its even possible to set the HG315S V1 Modem/Router to act as an AP only.

 

i.e ADSL Internet ----> ADSL Modem ---> HG315 ---> WiFi Clients

 

I can change the IP address of the HG315 and disable the DHCP server but I can't see or understand how to make one of the LAN ports act as a WAN port so I can connect it to the ADSL modem. The ADSL modem will be the DHCP server.

 

Anyone know how I can set a LAN port on the HG315 to act as WAN and direct the WAN to the modem? Starting to think its not possible..

 

I can do this with my Airport Express easily, just give it a static ip address, disable DHCP and use the modem IP (192.168.1.1) as the gateway/DNS


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  Reply # 1624829 6-Sep-2016 21:52
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Doesn't look like the HG315S supports an Ethernet bridge mode (it looks like it supports PPPoE "bridging" for ADSL only).

 

 


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  Reply # 1624853 6-Sep-2016 22:44
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Short answer is you don't. Once DCHP is disabled on the HH315 and assign it and IP in same address range of modem; but outside of modem DCHP address pool. You then plug the modem in to a LAN port on HG315.
The HG315 will then act like a switch + AP.




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