Mixing Static IPs with DHCP on small router...

By jayzed ·
Hello out there, I was wondering if anyone had any idea of the best way to deal with my problem.

I am configuring a network for a small studio, it currently runs with a public static IP address NAT-ed to DHCP throughout the LAN. Before I turned up, the studio ordered two more Static IP addresses which were intended to be used with an FTP and a specialist server.

They use a Netgear domestic ADSL/Router, this only allows one DMZ server and it must be using an address from within the range of the DHCP server. They also have a spare ADSL/Router that I might use for an extra router.

Is there anyway to configure this setup to allow the two servers to use two IP addresses which are in a different range to the static address of the ADSL/Router and (of course) different to the LAN subnet, which is a standard I was thinking one solution might be to use one ADSL/Router with NAT switched off with the two new static IP servers directly connected and use another Router plugged into that to provide DHCP for the other studio machines. If I did that, would I need to add any static route entries to the routing table of either router or would it not work at all?

existing static IP, currently NAT-ing to all internal machines:


new IP addresses


subnet /30.

Any ideas? I'm thinking I'll have to buy a more configurable router than the existing ADSL/Router and extra Router which are really for domestic use but I'm going to try my first idea this weekend to see if it's possible. If anyone thinks I'm barking up the wrong tree I'd be grateful to have this pointed out.



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