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Network installation questions (part 2)...

Discussion in 'Networking' started by allnodcoms, Apr 28, 2010.

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  1. allnodcoms

    allnodcoms Thread Starter

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    Hi Guys,

    Me again, I'm on site installing this network set-up (initially posted here) and I've arrived at the secure office bit. I now have a bit of a problem... All routers I've been supplied with are ADSL, so there is no option to connect LAN to WAN to add a NAT layer. Is there any way of enforcing something over a LAN to LAN link, or, if that's not an option, can I put another router in the chain, secure this down and daisy chain off of this? Would putting a PC in the chain, connected to the un-secure network and sharing this connection over CAT5 to a router's LAN work?

    I know the real answer is to tell the tight bugger he needs to get a normal router for the office side, I was just seeing if there are any interim solutions I could put in place with the limited hardware available.

    Thanks, as always for any help or advice you can offer

    Danny
     
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    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    There are plenty of Ethernet equipped routers, you shouldn't have to settle for something that doesn't fit your requirements.
     
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