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Originally Posted by subassy View Post
My airport express from 2005 can do that right...?

Okay maybe I'll just do the double NAT thing. I assume that will slow down things like WoW updates e.g. torrent-related protocols?

Thanks for your help
It should work for basic web browsing, but you could have issues with unsolicited incoming packets. The reason being that the first router is going to receive the packets, and will discard them because it doesn't know where to route the packets.

[Internet / Modem / WAN]-------[WAN / Router 1 /Overloaded NAT/ Built in switch / LAN (ISSUE IS HERE)]-----[LAN / Your router / Overloaded NAT / built in switch/ LAN 2]----{Your computers}

That may cause you some issues with incoming Bit Torrent connections, and if you are hosting anything. How much of an issue you are going to have depends on the networking equipment.

You could also have issues with SSL connections, and you may have issues with VPN.

There are a few ways to make it work. You could port forward on the first router to your routers WAN IP address. This could get pretty tedious, and you would have to do it for each port number. (Tedious)

A simpler fix: On the first router you could add your routers WAN IP to the DMZ. This way the first router will just push everything to your router to sort through.



*I don't actually have any experience with double NAT most of what is here has come from research. I've just started seriously learning about networking
Edited by AtomicFrost - 4/26/11 at 10:16pm
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