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Internet sharing with WAP and USB modem

Internet sharing with WAP and USB modem

Internet sharing with WAP and USB modem

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I have a problem where my server is connected directly to the internet via a USB modem. What i am trying to do is connect my server to another PC by cable and to a laptop using a Linksys wireless router with 4-port switch (see linksys WRT54G). I am able to configure the router and also see the other computers (for file and printer sharing), however, i am unable to share internet access.

As the modem is USB i cannot link this into the router. Is there a way of configuring the pc's so that they can all gain internet access or will i have to buy a new modem that can connect to the router?

RE: Internet sharing with WAP and USB modem

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/networking/usb...

One possibility is to use ICS on the server and connect to the WAN port of the Linksys.

You will need to add a second ethernet adapter to the server and connect to a LAN port of the router.  The router WAN connection would be set to use DHCP and obtain an IP automaticly.

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