Motorola NVG510 3rd Party Router Setup
Setting up IP Passthrough with 3rd Party Router
Connect a computer into one of the Ethernet ports on the back of the NVG510 using an Ethernet cable. Use another Ethernet cable to connect the WAN port of the 3rd party router to another of the Ethernet ports of the NVG510.
1. Open your browser and browse to 192.168.1.254
2. Under the Device section next to status click on "Device List"
3. Your IP Address/Name of your Computer and 3rd party router should show up in this list as the only two connected devices.
4. If you are not able to find out which device is which you may run the "ipconfig" command in windows by
- Clicking Start, then Run, and enter "cmd", and click OK
- or "Windows key + R" then type CMD and click OK
- In the DOS-like window that appears, type "ipconfig” and press Enter. The ip address will not be the "Default Gateway" but will be in the same format and match one of the IPs in the "Device List" of the modem.
- On an Apple OSX computer you will want to go to /Applications/Utilities/Network Utility
- In the drop down make sure "Network Interface (en0)" is selected
- In the "Interface Information" the IP address will be next to "IP Address(es)"
5. Write down or copy the IP address and Mac Address from the Device list that isn't your computer and then Click on "Firewall" at the top
6. Below "Firewall" click on "IP Passthrough"
7. Under the IP Passthrough section fill in the following
- Allocation Mode: Passthrough
- Passthrough Mode: DHCPS-Fixed
- Passthrough Fixed MAC Address: (Mac address of the device from the Device List)
8. Click "Save" at the bottom and power cycle the NVG510 and the 3rd party router.
9. Unplug computer from NVG510 and connected to your router and wait for both to come back up.
10. Once both the NVG and router are up open a browser and verify you are able to browse.