Routing Mode?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by DeCex, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. DeCex

    DeCex LI Guru Member

    Whats the differences ? Any docs or explaination anywhare on that?

    What mode should i set it? Gateway or Router mode if i wanna use it at home with 2-3 PC behind it?

    WRT54GS v.4 + Tomato Tomato 1.13.1252 <-- I love it
  2. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa LI Guru Member

    Depends... One Public IP on WAN side and several private IPs on LAN? Most likely you want Gateway. I'm thinking that if you wanted Router you would already know it.
  3. HennieM

    HennieM Network Guru Member

    Gateway = routing with Network Address Translation (NAT), aka IP masquarading
    Router = routing only, no NAT

    Machines on the LAN don't know/see a difference.
  4. DeCex

    DeCex LI Guru Member

    Thanks HennieM, thats what i was looking for.
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