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Network customization

I would like to add more flexibility to my home network--things like parental controls, time limits, etc.


1) Can I replace the ATT gateway with a router of my own?  If so, what is a good model?

2) If not, how do I connect a customizable router to the network?

3) What will that do to my network speed?


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‎11-06-2018 8:30 AM

Re: Network customization

You cannot replace the ATT gateway but may placed a purchased unit behind using either DMZ or IP Passthrough depending on model of gateway. There are instructions on how in these forums, need to search based on model number.


Speeds will be affected, how much depends on your settings and equipment. The more secure will result in slower speeds. Thus a compromise, more control means your responsible for your network.

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