[RndTbl] airport extreme

Bill Reid billreid at shaw.ca
Sun Feb 17 12:13:44 CST 2008

Dan Martin wrote:

> Is there a simple way to use this device as a simple wired and wireless 
> 'switch' on my LAN?  or should I simply throw in the towel and let the 
> base station be a router and firewall, and do away with a gateway computer?

There is no problem doing double Nat but you should be able to set it up just a 

- turn off DHCP on your airport.
- make sure the LAN network is the same subnet as your current LAN.
- assign an unique address to the airport router within your current LAN subnet
- make sure the wireless Mac's gateway address is pointing to your current gateway.

-- Bill

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