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Good wireless router for "NAT"

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Cybrnook2002, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. Cybrnook2002


    Nov 3, 2007
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    Ok, So im going to be using Filezilla to set up a home FTP server so a few friends can commute to my pc for "data".
    1. my wireless DI-524 bukake'd yesterday after a firmware update I did two weeks ago. It was weird ever since. The update added a logout button to the menu, but when i clicked it, it seemed to glitch to a page saying try again. then when i refreshed my browser, I was back in the menu (So i did not worry to much about it). But yesterday I logged in to disable wireless and as soon as I to log in, it goes straight to the logout page. Hmm, whatever I cleared cookies , history blah blah. Needless to say, its "chillin". So, I need a new router.
    2. I would like advice on a good "NAT" router that I can set up to forward external FTP requests from my outside IP address to my internal. So, for example: If my friends is connected to my external IP (My ip from my ISP), then the router forwards that to my internal IP (Example).

    P.S. I know how port forwarding works, so advice on that is ok. Just a good router.
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2008
  2. VulkanBros


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    I have a DLink DIR-855 ... work great ... plus it has 2 bands 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
    I use it for media streaming between XBOX360 - PC and a KISS mediaplayer....
    I have testet a few (Linksys/SMC/NetGear)....and no one beats this...
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    Crunching for Team TPU
  3. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    if you want external requests then all you need is a router that does port forwarding and/or DMZ. Its a very basic function that all routers should support.
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  4. mrhuggles


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    anything that can run openWRT well.

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