15-09-2017 08:53 PM
i'm trying to configure the Brightbox 2 and Netgear X10 without a double NAT. I use the Brightbox 2 as a fibre modem and the Netgear X10 to act as my wifi access point, it also acts as a PLEX media server.
In order to activate remote access on my PLEX server I need to sort my double NAT problem, and not being particularly fluent in networking i've think i've hit a wall. i've read i should set the brightbox 2 in bridge mode by turning off NAT and DHCP but that kills the internet being sent to the X10.
is anyone able to advise me on how to set it up properly?
15-09-2017 09:30 PM
For the Netgear to act as a WAP, try disabling NAT & DHCP on the NetGear & make its IP diff from your Brightbox 2 but on same subnet.
In more detail see To make the BrightBox 1 a WAP on your LAN where:
16-09-2017 09:57 AM
i'm not sure how to turn off NAT on the netgear but i did put it in Access Point Mode which seem to get rid of the double NAT however it has not worked for the Plex Server which is on the netgear. I think it would be better if I could turn off NAT and DHCP on the Brightbox 2 and have the Netgear do everything. Do I need PPPoE username and password entered on netgear to achieve this?
16-09-2017 12:19 PM
Did it work otherwise as regards connecting to the Net thro' the Netgear?
23-09-2017 07:58 AM
23-09-2017 01:31 PM
Try reversing the roles of the Netgear & BB2 from previously.
For the BB2 to act as the modem, try disabling NAT & DHCP on the BB2 & make its IP diff from your Netgear but on same subnet. Then the Netgear will need your BB Username & pwd.
21-10-2017 10:35 AM
Unfortunately I’m still struggling with this.
Before okaying the settings I want to make sure I have both routers cabled together correctly. Both have WAN and LAN sockets. Should I connect from BB2 WAN to Netgear WAN, or WAN to LAN, LAN to WAN, or LAN to LAN?
I have disabled DHCP and NAT on the BB2, it’s IP is set to 192.168.1.1.
On the Netgear I have entered my EE PPPoE username and password and set it’s IP to 192.168.2.1, DHCP is enabled (NAT is too I think, I can’t find the setting).
Internet is not active through this, I have tried all cabling options described above. Anything else I can try?
21-10-2017 12:09 PM
You need to connect aLAN port of the BB2 to the WAN port on the Netgear,
You may find it easier to buy an Openreach or other modem.
21-10-2017 01:44 PM
You haven't put them on same subnet.
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