I've recently got a fiber connection installed so now I have 2 routers, the new
alcatel (192.168.1.254) optical fiber one and my old expensive
tp-link (192.168.1.1) router. I want the
tp-link router to be the master and use the alcatel one only to connect to fiber.
So I tried the following:
I connected both routers together via an ethernet cable on regular
ethernet ports, disabled DHCP on
alcateland kept it on
Configured the DHCP
tp-linkto point to
Now all devices connect to the
tp-link and get internet from the
alcatel router, all looks good. But my main
tp-link router functionalities like bandwidth control have no effect now.
What would be the proper way to hook this up, keeping in mind I want to maintain all the good functionalities that came with my
tp-link router and I want all devices to see other? Maybe I should do a lan to wan setup, but that looks like a lot of configuration?
By the way, my main desktop is connected to the
alcatel router directly, getting it's ip info from
tp-link however. I prefer to keep my main desktop connected directly to the router that have internet (which is the
edit: pics of alcatel and connections to it