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what is "use wan uplink mode " in wan settings ?

hi guys,

got a telstra router- v7610 model
it has an option called "use wan uplink mode" attached a pic of it.

i just want to know what is that option means? what does it do and when should i use it ?

thanks in advance.
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HI Mr.X ,
i didn't work with this type of routers before but from router datasheet i can see the following :
this option used when you use NBN ISP for other type of internet connection of example PPPOE which is require Username/Password , no need to tick this option .

check page number ( 22 to 25) from datasheet .
https://www.telstra.com.au/content/dam/tcom/small-business/broadband/pdf/telstra-gateway-pro-v7610-user-guide.pdf 

BR
Mohammad R.


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my guess is it expects to be chained to a separate router. this button probably disables all NAT features. you would configure the router with a simple default route with the IP of the parent router or the router might use DHCP on the uplink port.
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