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Disabling Nat with Thomson TG585v7

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Hi chaps,

Does anyone know how I can disable NAT and firewalling completely on a Thomson TG585v7 ? I want to use them only as ADSL modems to connect to the adsl line. The thomsons (we have several) will in turn be plugged in to a load balancing VPN router which will do the complex stuff, but for this to work easily we will need to disable all NAT and firewalling on the thomsons.

I can't find specific instructions anywhere, so I'm resigned almost to replace them, but ideally I'd prefer not to.

Thanks

Olly
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It looks like these are the commands you want:

NAT
nat ifconfig intf = Internet translation = disabled

Firewall
firewall config state = disabled

Without one here with which to experiment, I can't tell for sure if those commands will do exactly what you want, though.

Here's a link to all documentation for the TG585 (note the version tabs there)
http://www.thomsonbroadbandpartner.com/dsl-modems-gateways/products/product-detail.php?id=161

And here's the link I used to fetch the TG585v7 CLI manual
http://www.thomsonbroadbandpartner.com/getfile.php?id=4879
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Turns out the solution is simply to confifgure the Thomson modem using the Multiple IP configuration mode in the setup wizard. This makes it function as a bridge and all IP traffic is just shoved over to the internal interface
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