Connect DSL to a Linksys Router on a Network with a Server running a static IP.
Posted on 2007-08-10
I am working on a network created by a vendor. The server runs Windows Server 2003. The Server has a static IP and Clients are set to DHCP. Some Clients connect to the server from home. We connect to the Internet over SBC DSL. The DSL MODEM connects to the a Linksys BESFR81 Router and the Linksys Router connects to a 16 port switch - they use the Linksys Router as a NAT device. When I unplug a client from the network and plug the client directly into the Router (The Router is delivering DHCP), the client sucsessfully connects to the Internet. When I connect the Router to the switch, I cannot access the Router or the Internet from the server or any client. This was working with a D-Link Router before...the D-Link stopped working so I can't access the configuration. How do I configure this Linksys Router to work in this environment - Linksys tech support is unuseable...