ASA and 3com adsl router

Hi

I have an 3COM router which connects directly to the internet. I have a fixed public IP address but I want this IP address to be assigned to my ASA firewall instead of the 3com router.

Can anyone advise me on how I would do this? I was looking at bridged mode but wasnt sure what this is.
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Dan560Asked:
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jfradyCommented:
Bridge mode is what you need.  This would allow the IP from your service provider to make it through to your ASA.  That is if the provider is handing out the address via DHCP.  It could be PPPoE which in that case you would need to configure the ASA for PPPoE.  The correct setting for the 3Com in either case is in bridge mode.
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Dan560Author Commented:
I dont think my service provider gives me the IP through DHCP. I might be wrong but when sent me the configuration instructions I needed to manually do it.

So if this is the case, do I set the 3com device to bridge mode and then configure the ethernet0 port with the public ip address using pppoe?
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Dan560Author Commented:
Actually just some more information. When I connect to the internet via my 3com router I dont even need to enter any usernames or passwords. I just set it with the Public IP address that my isp sent to me. So if I set it to bridge mode, presumbly all I need to do on the ASA is to the configure the outside interface with the static IP address and subnet mask that my ISP gave me?
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jfradyCommented:
If thats the case you should just need to set the 3Com to bridge mode and assign the IP your ISP gave you to the ASA.
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