Note: If available, we highly recommend consulting an IT or networking professional when configuring your network devices.
The DMZplus feature is used to mirror the 2Wire's public IP on a single IP enabled device (e.g., a router) on the LAN side of the gateway. This feature still allows for the Gateway and NAT-ed devices to access the Internet across the same public IP address.
This effectively bridges the 2Wire gateway, bypassing the 2Wire's firewall and ALG settings.
To configure the DMZplus feature on a 2-Wire Gateway router
- Set the WAN Port on your stand-alone router to DHCP and connect it to the 2-Wire Gateway.
- Connect to the 2Wire gateway via one of the following:
- 192.168.1.254 (default)
- Navigate to Settings > Firewall > Applications, Pinholes and DMZ. This will bring up a list of computers connected to the 2Wire and a list of applications which use port forwarding.
- Select the router you want to mirror the public IP address to from the list of devices shown (alternatively, enter the LAN IP address of the device).
- Select the DMZplus radio button at the bottom of the page.
- Click Save.
- Configure the stand-alone router (below).
To configure a stand-alone router to work with a 2-Wire Gateway
- Make sure the router's WAN port is set to DHCP (refer to step 1 above).
- Refresh the router until the 2Wire’s public IP appears as the WAN address.
- Configure the router's LAN subnet to a non-192.168.1.0 subnet (e.g. 10.0.0.1). This avoids conflicts with AT&T U-verse devices if the router loses its configuration down the line.
- Configure QoS/firewall settings.