I have from Belgium ISP Telenet fibernet package. Now: ISP offer 8 Public IP but there setup has to be as below:
WAN IP: 212.x.x.2
and LAN IP: 82.x.x.1 <-- those are my 8 public ip subnet
static route: 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 212.x.x..
But many routers do not have this feature i found Draytek Vigor 2900 (EASY to USE with Web interface) and they had WAN ALIAS which works and allow without doing NAT or DMZ transparent Public IP's.
The only biggest problem with DrayTek Vigor 2900 router is that it get daily after 2 or 4 hours later frozen or slow down the whole intranet / internet as a result i want to stop using it and there support department still not fixing those BUGS.
I have used Juniper/Cisco routers too but they are very time consuming + difficult to maintain + very hard to quickly solve a problem when its complicated because its not friendly for normal users.
So my question is now. Can you please advise instead of ROUTER is there no hardware SWITCH only??? Which does no firewall/ no nat / no ip tables nothing but allow the ISP 8 public IP and 1 WAN setup like Telenet ISP offering? Then i can maintain my ip tables myself in Linux and get quality IP traffic via SWITCH (instead of wasting time and getting frustrated having routers to build more complication)
Please advise such switch feature which offer the ISP requirements so that a switch i can use instead of router to achieve the same goal.