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    Network Routing – Bridge Static Routes


    by tagle ·

    Hello all and thanks in advance for any input or comments.

    Here is my scenario;
    1st. Location one consist of ? One DSL line with 5 static public IP?s, 2wire DSL modem, and a LinkSys RV042 router. At this time we are connected to the internet via DSL using the 2wire modem.
    2nd. We are trying to connect our Linkys RV042 2wire via the office portal an create a VPN tunnel or gateway to our main office.

    The 2wire uses the wan ip of 69.155.102.x, subnet =, gateway = and it also uses internal lan ip?s of 192.168.1.X-255 with DHCP static mapping. The 2wire also has a network bridge feature which allows me to map static public ip?s to my machines for public use.

    What I am trying to do is connect the Linksys RV042 VPN router to the 2wire, assign it a public IP then create a VPN tunnel or gateway to gateway to our main office.

    Problem one is when I connect my Linksys Router I can assign it a public ip but I don?t have internet capabilities. I am assuming this wont work cause I need to have static routes so both routers can see each other?

    How can I setup my Linksys to have a static IP and be able to connect out using the DSL 2wire router.

    2wire setting to bridge network subnet

    2wire = 69.155.102.X
    Subnet =
    Gateway =

    2wire Internal Lan ip to access 2wire
    Subnet =

    The linksys has all the same settings as the 2wire except for the subnet. The linksys doesn?t have the 255 subnet feature.

    Please help and any comments and suggestions are welcome.


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    • #3331375

      Reply To: Network Routing – Bridge Static Routes

      by cg it ·

      In reply to Network Routing – Bridge Static Routes

      you should be able to configure the linksys with 24,16,8 bit subnet masks.

      If both offices have DSL, why not use the BEFSX41 VPN EndPoint routers End to End? The routers create and maintain the tunnel. clients just access the tunnel. the BEFSX41 not a bad router with firmware updated. Has a lot of configurable parameters such as allowing or blocking traffic via time, service, or host.

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      go to

      by richard.britton ·

      In reply to Network Routing – Bridge Static Routes

      go to and search under the model #er and port forwarding If i remember right this should do it…..

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