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    John (Edited )

    I have the Portal router connected to my AT&T router/modem and it works fine.

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    Jack Miller Jr

    John, do you mind sharing how you have your Portal configured? Are you still using the AT&T gear as a router, or have you configured it differently. Many thanks!

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    John

    Jack, I ended up disabling the WiFi portion of the AT&T gear, but it still acts as the router. It's been a while since I've done it, but I'm pretty sure I just plugged the Portal's ethernet into the AT&T box and it worked just fine. Are you having any trouble?

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    Jack Miller Jr

    John, Thanks for the reply. I just recently changed to AT&T services and was wondering the best way to set things up. I'll configure things this (Sunday) afternoon. I'll add another post here to let you know how it went. Thank you very much for the info, that seemed the best way to me but I thought that it was worth asking.

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    Jack Miller Jr

    John, we had some unscheduled events today so this didin't get done. I'll post when I've tried it out.

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    Doug H.

    FWIW, I do similar to what is being discussed.

     I have AT&T UVerse Pace 5268AC gateway and don't like its WiFi.  I turn off its normal user WiFi (I turn on the guest 2.4G WiFi but that is a personal choice).  I connect to Portal's web interface and from the default settings I change Portal's WiFi SSIDs/passwords as I desire.  Then in that Portal web interface I enable Bridge Mode.  With that done, I just keep the Portal wire connected to the AT&T gateway and everything works.  I connect the wire to Portal's WAN port but I have heard that very high speed users (gigabit) might do better connecting the wire to one of the LAN ports (my UVerse is 50x10); I use Portal's LAN ports like a small gigabit switch and wanted all four ports.

    So to recap, the AT&T is doing the modem stuff and the routing including IPv6 and so forth.  The Portal is doing the WiFi set to Bridge Mode.  If you need to access the Portal web UI later, you use the AT&T router interface to find the DHCP address of PORTAL.

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    Jack Miller Jr

    John and Doug,

    Thanks for the help, it cut my troubleshooting time to almost nil! I've got things up and running now.

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