I have 2 ISPs (One I am getting rid of -- Bell Canada).
The first provider is Bell Canada and they use PPPOE and is connected via DSL and it's a modem/router in one.
The second provider is Rogers Canada and is connected via Cable and it's a modem/router in one (Hitron CODA-4582U).
My original setup was as follows:
- Bell Modem/Router combo to the wall via phone-line (DSL) configured with Gateway functions on (it has Wifi - NOT BRIDGED).
- Asus RT-AC88U's WAN port to Bell Model/Router combo's LAN port.
- Asus RT-AC88U's configured using Bell's PPPOE username and password so the WAN IP is the public IP of the Bell router which is perfect!
This allowed me to have 2 networks (one from the modem/router combo and one from the Asus router). I did this setup because I couldn't get AP mode working and still have LAN connections to the Asus (only wifi would work in AP mode for some reason.. but in routing mode I can have both).
My new setup is as follows:
- Rogers Hitron Model/Router combo to the wall via cable (coaxial) configured with Gateway functions on as well.
- Asus AC-RT88U's WAN port to Rogers Model/Router combo's LAN port (just like Bell).
But then I ran into the infamous Double-NAT problem. I realized Rogers doesn't use PPPOE and therefore doesn't have a "username" and "password" to get a direct WAN IP like with Bell..
So I decided to log into the Rogers modem/router combo and do the following:
- Create a DHCP-Reservation for the Asus Router on 192.168.2.10
- Assign DMZ to 192.168.2.10
However, the Asus router is still showing that it has a PRIVATE WAN of 192.168.2.10 :(
How can I get it to connect to the internet directly?! I've been trying for hours but for some reason it still shows as private.
Pics (Asus configuration for Rogers):
Any ideas why the Asus router is NOT getting the public IP and is being put behind NAT?