I have a Thomson TWG87OUG. The Thomson Modem has Wifi, LAN, DDNS and Forwarding which I am using currently. But there is some functionality I am missing so I want to buy a Router, the ASUS TR-AC66U, which has the features that I need, like VPN Server, network printer, a Cloud and stuff like that.
So now I need to know how to downgrade the Thomson modem to simply connect the Asus router to the internet?
I have looked into the Manual of the Modem but there was nothing that helped me. And like I am not so familiar with the terms of this topic I am asking here paralel to my research. So I would aprecheate all the help I can get :)
If I can help with some more informations, I will give them to you. Like I said I am not familiar with this topic so I don't know what exactly you or I (lets say we) need to know.
I juste learnd that I have to use the bridge mode of my Thomson modem is that right? In my Webinterface of the Thomson I just find the term bridge in the wireless section.
In a forum I read that I also can use DMZ Host (Expose Host) functionality to expose the Router to the WAN and there fore get the public IP. So again is did I got this right? ^^ And, does the router tets his own IP in the LAN (which will differ from the one of my modem - 192.168.0.1)? I think yes but I'm starting to get confused.
Ok, i simply did it now. The Router can access to the internet through the modem. Now I would like to know what services I will have to leave running and which ones I can disable. Should I already post this in a new question?