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Access outside LAN while connected through wireless router.

by rakeshz / April 15, 2013 12:28 AM PDT

Following is the topology of my network...

Topology


My router gets a IP 202.179.95.240 (DHCP) from my ISP by connecting via PPPoE.
Router Gateway is 175.100.189.10

My PC's LAN ip is set via DHCP to 192.168.1.100 and gateway as 192.168.1.1

(Router)

In this case how do I access my Friend's PC and how can he access mine for file sharing.

Prior to buying a router we were connected directly via switch. Now router poses a problem.

Please help...

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Why didn't you stay on the LAN?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 15, 2013 1:09 AM PDT

I would have setup this router as a WAP by using the LAN port instead of the WAN port.

And be sure you know, I do not offer any support for your current setup. The owner must be able to fix this as it's a little odd to have this many LANs plus the router and PC entries are going to be advanced.
Bob

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How do i do it?
by rakeshz / April 15, 2013 4:54 AM PDT

What do u mean 'stay on LAN'. Are you telling me to connect the Ethernet cable to the LAN port of router and dial PPPoE via PC. I can do that but i have 2 mobiles relying on wifi.

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I looked at your setup again.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 15, 2013 5:08 AM PDT
In reply to: How do i do it?

And your other PC at that network IP should not get an internet connection. There must be more to this setup as I don't see an internet connection there so I had to take a leap or guess you were adding this to an existing LAN.

So there it is. You want this to all be on the same LAN. Since I have to guess the full setup, change your LAN netmask to 255.255.0.0 all around and then the other PC will be on the same LAN.
Bob

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