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4067Re: [nslu2-general] Networking Dilemna

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  • Gerald L. Clark
    Mar 31, 2006
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      christopher_m_hecht wrote:
      > Hello all,
      >
      > Here is my dilemna, I have a Unslung 5.5 running MT-DAAP, and a
      > Netgear WGT624. I've set it up in my network with a few scenarios.
      >
      > 1) My Slug is obtaining a NAT address from my WGT. In this scenario,
      > my Roku, on the same subnet, can pick up the Slug and read the
      > library. This is great for home use, but unfortunately, I cannot
      > access the Slug from the internet.
      >
      > 2) I give my Slug a hardcoded IP address (I have three of them,
      > other's are being used for other things), and connect it to my DSL
      > router directly, this is great, and now I can shell in from my
      > office, and stream my music no problem there, but unfortunately,
      > since my Roku is on my wireless subnet, it can't see my Slug, and
      > then my Roku is a paperweight.
      >
      > 3) The Panacea I'm not sure I can achieve. I'd like to have my
      > static IP'ed slug on the same subnet as DHCP'ed Roku. I've been told
      > by netgear this isn't feasible, as they will only route their NAT
      > addresses and I can't have a external IP behind their router.
      >
      > So, is three possible, are there wireless routers that will let me
      > assign a static, external and routable IP address as an option?
      >
      > Does anyone have any other options or recommendations as to how to
      > make this fly, if I have to buy some more hardware, toss out the WGT,
      > etc, I'll be open to it. I just want to get this all up and running
      > and meet the goal of streaming internally, and streaming at work!
      >
      > Looking forward to any advice.
      >
      > Take care all,
      > Chris
      >
      Use port forwarding on on your router to forward ports 22 and 80 to the
      slug.
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