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Use WAG54G as router and logging on to Net via ADSL with it

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by Dany, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. Dany

    Dany Network Guru Member

    Hi, I have a question.

    I have and Internet provider through ADSL, and they have provided a Modem, but I cant use any other modem. Now I have a Linksys WAG54G and would like to use the router part of it, and still having it logging on to the Internet, so that everybody who connects to the router can use the internet right away without the hassle loggin on.

    please help.

    many thanks,
  2. Morpheus

    Morpheus Network Guru Member

    i dont think the WAG54G suports MAC Address Cloning, then no.
  3. Morpheus

    Morpheus Network Guru Member

  4. Dany

    Dany Network Guru Member


    thanks for the answer. however, I dont mind if cloning is not possibble, but does this mean, that I can not even use the fetauser of logging on to the internet? Does this come together with the ADSL modem part?

  5. Dany

    Dany Network Guru Member

    one more thing... how do some people share one ADSL connection? They all log on with the same login? That should not be possibble...

  6. Morpheus

    Morpheus Network Guru Member

    Sorry i dont now much abut the WAG54G, what modem do you have is it USB or ethernet?
  7. Dany

    Dany Network Guru Member

    an ethernet one... links to the pc with a cross-over patch cable...
    the problem is, that I have got 3 pc's and I would love to make it possible for all of them to use the internet.
  8. Morpheus

    Morpheus Network Guru Member

    You would be better with a WRT54G and connect your modem to the WAN port on the WRT54G and away you go.

    Or if others with better advice?

    PS, Cant you phone your ISP And give them the MAC Addy of your WAG54G
  9. clarkey

    clarkey Network Guru Member

    i recently got a wag54g all u need to do is log into the router settings in the web browser. then phone your isp and ask them for the connection details, and then enter this into the router internet settings. plug your adsl line into the routers line port any then it should connect to the internet

    hope this helps

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