[lug] Re: Qwest Basic service w/ single static IP

D. Stimits stimits at comcast.net
Thu Sep 15 10:45:01 MDT 2005

William D. Knoche wrote:
> You might try putting the Actiontec into "transparent Bridge" mode and use your own router on the inside.
> Somewhat of a pain since the "modem" can't be seen on the net and has no address so you have to physically touch it to do anything with it (reset and use the direct connection to modify configuration).
> This has worked out much better for me and also solved some of my VOIP issues.

If the bridge runs linux inside, you can set two or more virtual IP's to 
one interface. The interface the outside world sees can continue to have 
no IP, while the interface seen by the inside could have a not-routable 
192.x.x.x. Nobody on the outside would be able to see the inside IP.

D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net

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